Re: [PARPORT] IOMega Zip Drive
Mon, 4 Jan 1999 10:51:15 -0500 (EST)

> I am trying to set up an external Zip drive through a parallel port and
> also set up my printer through a second
> parallel port. One pport is on the motherboard and one is on an EIDE card.
> LINUX will detect only one of these
> ports. If the printer or zip is plugged into lp0 then that is the one
> detected and visa versa but I can not get LINUX to
> detect both ports so that I can use the printer and Zip at the same time.

First, it would help to know which kernel you are using, and how it
is configured. 2.0 and 2.1 kernels are very different in this area.

Also, a precise description what you are doing and the messages that
result in each case would help. Your "visa versa" above is not
exactly clear ;-)

Grant R. Guenther

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