Canceling /deleting a print job

  anniesboy68 14:48 23 Oct 2008
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Why does it take so long to cancel a print job?

  gardener 15:14 23 Oct 2008

Something to do with print spooling. Maybe this expanation will help if you can understand the lingo ( I can't ).:

Jobs get a reference count associated with them from the spooler and the
driver components (print processors and language monitor primarily). When a
reference gets incremented without a decrement, the job will still have a
reference and the spooler will not delete the job until the component which
incremented the count performs the decrement function. If the decrement
function never arrives or takes a long time from the function, the job sits
in the queue in a deleting state while the spooler waits for the reference
count to reach 0.

  anniesboy68 16:57 23 Oct 2008

Nor can I, but thanks anyway. I turned the cptr off to clear it today, and hey presto when booted up printed the item.

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