Peter Balint (email@example.com)
Sun, 6 Jun 1999 06:00:10 +0300
> On Sat, 5 Jun 1999, Peter Balint wrote:
> > On bootup, the ZIP drive is at first recognized, but during the boot
> > later, it is "unrecognized" The boot.msg file contains this
> > <6>parport0: PC-style at 0xe800 [SPP,PS2,EPP]
> > <7>parport0: cpp_daisy: aa5500ff(38)
> > <7>parport0: assign_addrs: aa5500ff(38)
> > <7>parport0: Peripheral not IEEE1284 compliant (0x7E)
> > <7>0x378: CTR: wrote 0x0c, read 0xff
> > <7>0x378: DATA: wrote 0xaa, read 0xff
> > <6>parport1: PC-style at 0x378 [SPP,PS2]
> > <7>parport1: cpp_daisy: aa5500ff87(b8)
> > <7>parport1: assign_addrs: aa5500ff87(b8)
> > <7>parport1: Peripheral not IEEE1284 compliant (0xFF)
> What's in /proc/cmdline? It seems like you've actually specified 0xe800
> and 0x378 as base addresses, and you shouldn't need to.
It was empty. Anyway I left the specifiacation away, but the same lines turn
up in boot.msg - not that I understand all of them :-)
> > <4> sda:SCSI disk error : host 0 channel 0 id 6 lun 0 return code =
> > <4>scsidisk I/O error: dev 08:00, sector 0
> > <4> unable to read partition table
> I think this might be fixed in David's new PPA release (2.04).
I used release 2.05, to no avail :-(
Now I am back to a "hardware" solution - I use a printer share switch the
other way round. In Linux my ZIP drive uses the paport on the motherboard,
under W9x the Lava PCI port. Not very elegant, but works.
Is there someone on this list, who has actually managed to get these two
piece of hardware work together?
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