I am not sure about this, I only use my parallel port for an old zip drive, and then not often enough ....
There are 4 parallel port modules located in the /lib/modules/2.2.18/misc directory (parport.o, parport_pc.o, parport_probe.o, and paride.o). Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe they are dependent on each other. I would try to load various combinations of the above modules, till you can figure out the correct combinations.
Hope this helps.
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"Jeffrey S. Coppock" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
01/03/01 04:11 PM
To: debian laptop list <email@example.com>, debian user list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Parallel Printer Port Problem
I recently got the newest Dell Latitude CPx laptop and I've installed it with stable 2.2.18. I've got about everything worked out but the sound and the parallel printer port. I need help with the parport. It won't work. Here's everything I can think of to help:
- parport and parport_pc support are compiled into the kernel as modules
- parallel printer is compiled as well with printer readback turned on.
- modprobe shows the following: