Re: [PARPORT] Dell Optiplex GX1, HP Surestore 7200e and linux.
Tue, 9 Mar 1999 08:59:15 -0500 (EST)

> That's it!!
> dmesg:
> paride: version 1.02 installed
> paride: epat registered as protocol 0
> pg: pg version 1.02s, major 97
> pg0: epat 1.01, Shuttle EPAT chip c6 at 0x378, mode 5 (EPP-32), delay 1
> pg0: HP CD-Writer+ 7200, slave
> should I set the delay to 0 anyway or is 1 ok?

Setting the delay to zero would give you a marginal improvement in the
system load - it probably wouldn't make any difference to the burning
> Is there NO way to do this without the assistance of xDOSemu? It's not
> that big of a deal, but rather annoying. Not very transparent... anyway,
> now I'll try burning again. Thanks!

That's why you did the trace :-) Once we know what to do, a tiny
program can fix the problem for you at boot time.

But, I forgot that you are using a built-in driver, rather than modular.

So, now I'm puzzled as to why the DOSemu trick even works - I would have
expected the BIOS to reset the port to ECP mode ... Am I missing
something about your setup ?

Grant R. Guenther

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