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Re: iomega parallel port zip drive

On Saturday 08 June 2002 02:49 am, robert jorgenson wrote:
> i get ...
> ppa: Version 2.07 (for Linux 2.4.x)
> ppa: parport reports no devices.
> when i try and mobprobe ppa i get the following ...
> chimera:/usr/local# modprobe ppa
> /lib/modules/2.4.18/kernel/drivers/scsi/ppa.o: init_module: No such device
> Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including
> invalid IO or IRQ parameters /lib/modules/2.4.18/kernel/drivers/scsi/ppa.o:
> insmod /lib/modules/2.4.18/kernel/drivers/scsi/ppa.o failed
> /lib/modules/2.4.18/kernel/drivers/scsi/ppa.o: insmod ppa failed
> chimera:/usr/local#
> Im assuming this is something i did wrong because ppa works perfectly with
> a "stock" kernel image from debian. Any ideas?

how about recompiling the kernel so that ppa is configured into it, rather 
than run as a module? it has always worked for me and, personally, i think 
dealing with modules to configure a device that i make regular use of is an 
unecessary pain that i'd rather avoid.


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