Re: [PARPORT] RE: [patch] ieee1284 nibble mode

Tim Waugh (
Sun, 24 Jan 1999 13:22:34 +0000 (GMT)

On Sun, 24 Jan 1999, Tim Waugh wrote:

> I've updated my 1284 patch (patch-2.2.0-pre9-1284) so that it does this.
> The change is in pnp/parport_probe.c

Actually, I should mention that trying to print with the patch applied
might well cause 5-second freezes. The new recursive semaphores have
broken the logic in parport_pc_fifo_write_block_pio where it waits for the
fifo to be less than full.

If someone can see a fix, please let me know. ;-)


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