lpsched - start the LP print service
lpsched [-f num_filters] [-n num_notifiers] [-p fd_limit]
The lpsched command starts or restarts the LP print ser-
The lpshut command stops the LP print service. Printers
that are restarted using lpsched reprint (in their entirety)
print requests that were stopped by lpshut. See
The following options are supported:
Specifies the number of concurrent slow filters that
may be run on a print server. A default value of 1 is
used if none is specified. Depending on server confi-
guration, a value of 1 may cause printers to remain
idle while there are jobs queued to them.
Specifies the number of concurrent notification
processes that can run on a print server. A default
value of 1 is used when none is specified.
Specifies the file descriptor resource limit for the
lpsched process. A default value of 4096 is used if
none is specified. On extremely large and active print
servers, it may be necessary to increase this value.
Specifies the number of file descriptors that the
scheduler reserves for internal communications under
heavy load. A default value of 2 is used when none is
specified. It should not be necessary to modify this
value unless instructed to do so when troubleshooting
problems under high load.
The following exit values are returned:
0 Successful completion.
An error occurred.
LP print queue.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri-
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
| Availability | SUNWpsu |
lp(1), lpstat(1), lpadmin(1M), lpmove(1M), lpshut(1M),
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