Re: [PARPORT] Re: patch-2.2.7-tmw3 and IEEE1284 modes

Philip Blundell (
Sat, 08 May 1999 01:04:33 +0100

>Well yes, most of the time. But how does lp0 find its port?
>It enumerates them and then?
>Hopefully by number and not by io address

Nothing cares about port addresses aside from the low level driver. It's
entirely possible to have a port for which inb and outb don't work. So yes,
everything else is done by addressing a port by name, or a device by its


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