Re: [PARPORT] Winbond detection utility

Tim Waugh (
Sun, 7 Feb 1999 13:54:42 +0000 (GMT)

On Sun, 7 Feb 1999, David Campbell wrote:

> 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.

It doesn't lock up for me.

> 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).

David, take a look at
<URL:> -- there is a
test in there (from Carlos Henrique Bauer) that can detect this.


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