Re: [PARPORT] RedHat6 can't find my pp zip drive

David Campbell (
Thu, 17 Jun 1999 07:48:23 +0800

Date sent: Wed, 16 Jun 1999 15:19:18 -0400 (EDT)
From: Chris Chamberlain <>
Subject: [PARPORT] RedHat6 can't find my pp zip drive

> I am trying to upgrade to RH6.0 from 5.2 and when it gets to the part
> where it asks for SCSI devices, I say yes and pick the Iomega Parallel
> port driver, and autoprobe. The install comes back and says it can't find
> the drive? This worked just fine in RH5.2 install. Has anyone here seen
> this problem, and if so how to fix it?
> ps. i have also tried specifying the options i.e.
> ppa=0x378,speed_high,speed_low,nybble. This gives the same error as
> above.

Please do the following:

insmod parport
insmod parport_pc
insmod ppa

Please report to me (not the list) any errors using the "dmesg"
command to collect kernel messages).

David Campbell
"This is not an office, rather Hell with fluorescent lighting"

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