Re: [PARPORT] More info about Sony Superstation and PARIDE

Peter Eacmen (
Sun, 04 Apr 1999 09:56:55 -0400

I do have access to an EPP parallel port. I wont be able to test it for a day
or so. How would I check if the chip is rev c7? When I check out the EPP
port I will send you the kernel dump from that.

Thank you,
Peter wrote:

> > Here is the kernel dump when I run insmod pt verbose=1:
> >
> > [> > [root@server /dev]# insmod pt verbose=1
> > pt: pt version 1.04, major 96
> > pt0: epat: port 0x378, mode 0, ccr 0, test=(196,190,0)
> > pt0: epat: port 0x378, mode 1, ccr 0, test=(192,199,0)
> Interesting. Communication with the EPAT chip is working fine, but
> accessing the device registers is not working. Do you have access
> to Linux on a machine with an EPP port ?
> It does seem like there is a new EPAT chip (rev c7) that some products
> are starting to use. Unfortunately, I have yet to locate anything with
> this chip and a DOS driver - nor have I been able to get a spec for it.
> But don't panic yet - we don't know if you have a c7 chip or just an
> incompatible parallel port.
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> Grant R. Guenther
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