Tim Waugh (email@example.com)
Thu, 20 May 1999 16:49:25 +0100 (GMT)
On Thu, 20 May 1999, Alain Serpette wrote:
> What is absolutely necessary to configure in this menu in order to
> efficiently use the parport and ppa modules?
> For the moment, I have answered
> Y to the parallel port
> Y to PC_Style option
> M to parport_probe (that in fact I don't use for now)
> M to the parallel printer port
> M to ppa(older drives)
> N to imm
> N to ppa(16bits)
You could try Y here.
> in /proc/parport, I've the directory 0 ;
That means that you have a parallel port, and that the 'parport' code
knows about it.
> In this directory I've devices which
> is ppa,
This means that ppa has registered itself with parport.
> lp is allright.
That means that port accesses work, at least to some extent.
The fact that 2.0.36 works for you with the same hardware indicates that
it's either a parport bug or a ppa bug. There is a known problem with
ppa: if your BIOS is set to ECP+EPP, it may not work. You could try
fiddling with the BIOS setting for the parallel port.
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