Re: [PARPORT] ECP mode for printers

Dusan Vujosevic (
Tue, 15 Jun 1999 17:54:03 -0400

Thanks for your info. I'd still like to try that ECP driver if you can point
me to it. Are you saying that these drivers are slow as hell? Are there any
plans for new ones?


> > Hi,
> >
> > Can anyone provide me with info regarding ECP support for printers in
> > parport driver. When will it be availble? Any info is appreciated.
> There was an ECP lp driver lurking around, be aware that sharing the
> printer port with an ECP lp driver will be extremely difficult if not
> impossible due to the ECP 16 byte FIFO buffer (you can not switch
> devices until it empties, with printers this could be longer than
> several seconds).
> David Campbell
> =======================================================
> "This is not an office, rather Hell with fluorescent lighting"

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