smfpd, the useless daemon installed by Samsung printer drivers sucks

I own a Samsung CLP-…N network (ethernet) printer so I have installed on debian the Samsung Unified Linux Driver. This includes smfpd, Simple MFP Daemon to “provide access to parallel port via tcp”. Who uses parallel ports anymore ?

Running the Überutility powertop I realized that this small bastard alone was responsible for 75% of the CPU interrupt wakeups !

Stop and uninstall via:

/etc/init.d/smfpd stop
rm /etc/init.d/smfpd

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5 Responses to smfpd, the useless daemon installed by Samsung printer drivers sucks

  1. maq says:

    yep, couldn’t upgrade testing because of this, thanks

  2. nsa says:

    Thnx very much

  3. Pati says:

    Thanks 🙂

  4. Jimmy says:

    I also had to remove these udev rules

    > cd /etc/udev/rules.d
    > ls
    60_smfpautoconf_samsung.rules
    61_smfpautoconf_samsung.rules

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