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Re: parallel port using lots of CPU



On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 05:13:05PM -0500, Kirk Strauser wrote:
> On Monday 20 September 2004 17:07, Marc Wilson wrote:
> 
> > Uh, that's a CUPS back-end, not the hardware directly.  The port itself
> > cannot consume CPU.  Well, it can, but not in the sense that you mean.
> 
> In what way do *you* think it can consume CPU?

Well, if you feed a couple kA through the data lines, it'll probably
consume everything attached to the mobo :)

consume == destroy
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