Re: [PARPORT] EPP mode detection problem

Tim Waugh (
Wed, 26 May 1999 19:59:25 +0100 (GMT)

On Wed, 26 May 1999, Steffen Koehler wrote:

> - if a device is connected and the device is in EPP mode, the EPP timeout
> will never happen, because the EPP cycle is always completed. The EPP
> mode can't be detected in this case.
> Hardware: ExSys EX 4076 Multi IO card, ham radio EPP fifo modem
> Is there any new driver patch to solve this problem ?


Please take a look at 2.3.3 patched with
<URL:>. It has
another EPP detection method. You could try back-porting it to 2.2 and
see if that makes any difference.

There's currently no way of forcing parport_pc to believe that a port has
a particular mode, although perhaps there should be.


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