Tim Waugh (
Tue, 23 Mar 1999 07:39:46 +0000 (GMT)

On Sun, 21 Mar 1999 wrote:

> Card note: I use three parallel ports, one on the MB, two on a card.
> To get the ppa to find my ZIP drive, I have to put lp=0x3bc on the
> Lilo command line (my default boot is Win98). 0x3bc is the MIO
> location of my on-board parallel port. If I give the MIO address of
> the port on the card I use for my other printer (0x278), then ppa
> can't find the ZIp drive (at 0x378).
> This kinda sounds like the printer driver ties up the whole parallel
> card even tho it's only pointed to one port.

Do you still think this is happening? Take a look at /proc/ioports to see
which drivers has what I/O space.


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