David Campbell (email@example.com)
Sun, 7 Feb 1999 08:38:19 +0800
Attached is a little utility to peek at the config registers of a
Winbond W83977 IO chipset (specifically the parallel port config
registers). Use " cc -O2 -Wall winbond.c -o winbond" to compile and
"./winbond" to run.
I would be interested in hearing the results of this utility,
especially for machines NOT containing Winbond IO chipsets to see if
the magic sequences used lock up someones hardware.
I intend to use this code in the kernel to avoid the "black magic"
that is currently used (the "id_probe" utility fails to properly
detect EPP for my Winbond chipset, eg ECP is detected as ECP+EPP
while ECP+EPP-1.7 is detected as ECP only).
Check http://www.torque.net/parport for all Linux parallel port solutions.
(also check http://www.torque.net/parport/archive/current/)
Current project list:
a) Get ZIP Plus drive back from waranty claim
b) Maintain Linux ZIP drivers (need to update docs)
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