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
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
It is recommended that you start and stop the LP print service
using svcadm(1M). See NOTES.
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 configuration, 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
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:
An error occurred.
LP print queue.
The lpsched service is managed by the service management
facility, smf(5), under the service identifier:
Administrative actions on this service, such as enabling,
disabling, or requesting restart, can be performed using svcadm(1M).
The service's status can be queried using the svcs(1) command.