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Re: Parallel Printer Port Problem

In order to make plip working I had to load the parport_pc with 
io=0x378 irq=7.

Since 1824 is something like bidirectional maybe You give it a shot?


On Mittwoch,  3. Januar 2001 18:50, Heather wrote:
> > G'Day !
> >
> > 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.
> parport itself is the really incredibly core part.  If you don't have that
> nothing parallel will work, don't care which architecture you are.
> parport_pc is the usual PC style parallel ports.  It's so named because
> some arch's have their own types, but might have PC style ports on some
> models.  Alpha for example.  In short, it's the "real" device driver and
> you need that too, immediately after loading parport.
> Usually there will be notes in the modutils files about those two, so that
> they'll tend to auto load.
> lp is the parallel print module.  If you're not going to print - e.g.
> laplink style cross connecting, zip drive from antiquity etc. - then you
> won't need it.  OTOH if you *do* want to print, you must have it, or there
> won't be enough to notice good printer protocols going on.
> Other devices have their own protocols and for those things, you'd need
> their protocol modules instead.  Such as paride.
> > Hope this helps.
> Hope my expansion helps too :)
> * Heather Stern * star@ many places...

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