On Sun, 11 Aug 2002 11:36, Pete de Zwart wrote:
> Yeah, that makes sense, it's not the kernel's job to take care of the
> printers status beyond the basics.
> Make the printer drivers like a pseudo-micro-kernel, have the basic printer
> operations done in the kernel and have the rest of the functionality farmed
> out to individual printer modules.
> Ignoring the above, where should the functionality for the extended printer
> operations reside?
Depends on printer service. Irrelevant to kernel.
> In the print spooler? A separate process that deals with a bunch of
Depends on printer service.
> If this is going off-topic for LKML where would be a better place to
> discuss this?
ML for whatever printer service you want to use.
http://conf.linux.org.au. 22-25Jan2003. Perth, Australia. Birds in Black.
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