Re: [PARPORT] LP does not load parport_pc

Tim Waugh (
Fri, 28 May 1999 19:13:52 +0100 (GMT)

On Fri, 28 May 1999, Andy Tomlin wrote:

> Note I have to do an insmod parport first before I can insmod parport
> which surprised me as I thought it was supposed to be autoloaded.

insmod doesn't do that; modprobe does. But modprobe also picks up options
from conf.modules.

> The problem is what gets autoloaded when I try and print
> Case 1: No option on parport_pc in conf.modules
> When I print something no modules get autoloaded


> Case 2: io and irq options in conf.modules
> parport autoloads
> lp autoloads with dmesg error message 'lp: driver loaded but no devices
> found'
> parport_pc does not load

Doesn't it say anything about it? What about if you leave off the irq
option? 2.2.9 is more verbose about this sort of thing.


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