Philip Blundell (Philip.Blundell@pobox.com)
Fri, 18 Jun 1999 18:37:35 +0100
>The "problem" is the mid-level SCSI layer which jumps up and down on
>the ZIP driver. You can not prempt the lp driver when there is data
>in the FIFO since you will loose upto 16 bytes. HP laserjet printers
>generate screwy printouts if they miss a byte in a graphics stream.
I thought Tim's latest code could cope with the FIFO needing to be drained,
actually. Yes, I knew the SCSI layer wasn't ideal, but I didn't realise it
would actually cause an oops if it was starved of the bus for too long.
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