RE: [PARPORT] Re: parport

Tim Waugh (
Thu, 29 Apr 1999 17:54:14 +0100

> There is one particular parallel port that vanishes if the printer is
> on/off/attached. I can not remember which combination worked/failed.

The deal with that is that there is a printer that objects to parport_pc's
probing. When it sees the probing, it refuses to print at all. If it's
switched off during the probing, everything's fine.

> We came up with a solution using a slightly different probe method.

It's not really a solution. I haven't figured out what goes wrong yet.


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