RE: [PARPORT] patch-2.2.1-1284, -1284-12843

Tim Waugh (
Mon, 1 Feb 1999 15:33:46 -0000

> I had to add "parport_daisy.o" and "parport_ieee1284_ops.o" to MI_OBJS in
> driver/misc/Makefile to get correct modules...

Yes, I messed up the diff. -1284-2 and -1284-12843-2 should be available in
an hour or two.

> With my nibble read patch "parport_device_id" gets the device id, but
> with ";" (last character of real device id) because there is no "end of
> signal. So if we don't care for the length field, we should may be check
> to find the device id string end.

The parport_device_id function just isn't paying enough attention. It
should look at the length field. When the parport_probe routine for getting
the device ID works with the quirky printers I hope to move a lot of the
code into parport_device_id.

> Will parport_probe be replaced by parport_daisy?

Yes, or rather, the code for parport_probe will move into the IEEE1284.3


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