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Re: PLIP setup?

> I'm trying to configure a PLIP connection between two machines, but I'm
> having some problems... 
> I get a pair or error messages when I try to configure the plip interface
> using ifconfig: 
> SIOCSIFADDR: No such device
> SIOCSIFDSTADDR: No such device
> The two machines are both running Debian. Both produce the same error
> messages. I've tried plip and plip[0-2] for interface names. No luck.

I used 'plip1' for the normal printer port (lpt1 for dos)

> It looks as if the PLIP device is not compiled into the kernel. I don't
> get any message regarding PLIP when I boot, but I _know_ I have PLIP
> compiled into the kernel. I've tried building a new kernel a couple of
> times and made sure to compile PLIP in. A grep of my .config file shows
> the CONFIG_PLIP=y line. 
> The system does notice lp1 and lp2 at boot, but says (polling) instead of 
> using an IRQ.

You can't include PLIP and the printer driver together

> Any ideas???


	Spineux Alain

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