David Campbell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 29 Apr 1999 18:04:28 +0800
Date sent: Thu, 29 Apr 1999 08:32:12 +0100 (GMT)
From: Tim Waugh <email@example.com>
To: Stefan Ellerbrock <S.Ellerbrock@t-online.de>
Copies to: David Campbell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: id_probe
> On Thu, 29 Apr 1999, Stefan Ellerbrock wrote:
> > Hi Tim !
> > Running id_probe only returns:
> > Probing port 03bc
> > Probing port 0278
> > Probing port 0378
> > and nothing else.
> > Above was tried with parport loaded as a module as well as after I
> > unloaded parport with rmmod parport
> It wouldn't matter, because the parport module doesn't actually touch any
> ports, and id_probe doesn't use parport anyway.
> I'm not so sure. id_probe doesn't seem to think that there are any
> ports available, and ppa might well think the same thing. David, can you
> think of any diagnostics for this laptop parallel port?
I will *try* and perform a slight rewrite on the SPP detection code
which may be failing in id_probe (for those interested, id_probe was
a routine I wrote 2 years back in the hope of reliably detecting EPP).
"This is not an office, rather Hell with fluorescent lighting"
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