Re: Parallel Printer Port Problem
In order to make plip working I had to load the parport_pc with
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...