Setting print queue priorities
The print service provides a simple priority mechanism that allows
users to adjust the position of a print job in the queue.
When users submit print jobs with
they can assign a ``priority level''
of between 0 and 39 to the print jobs.
A lower number indicates a higher priority.
Requests with higher priority are placed ahead of print jobs
with lower priority.
``Setting the priority level for a print job''.
To ensure that the priority scheme works, root or the lp administrator controls how high users can set the priority by:
To list the current default priority level and
priority limits, enter:
If you have not set any priority limits or defaults, you see:
Default priority: 20 Priority limit for users not listed below: 0 Priority UsersIf you set the priority limit for steve and naomi to 10, when you list the priority level and limits, you see:
Default priority: 20 Priority limit for users not listed below: 0 Priority Users 10 steve,naomi