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

Tim Waugh (
Sun, 20 Jun 1999 15:48:51 +0100 (GMT)

On Sun, 20 Jun 1999, Herke Jan Noordmans wrote:

> parport0: PC-style at 0x378 [SPP,EPP,ECP,ECPEPP,ECPPS2]
> parport0: no IEEE-1284 device present.
> ppa: Version 2.05 (for Linux 2.2.x)
> WARNING - no ppa compatible devices found.
> As of 31/Aug/1998 Iomega started shipping parallel
> port ZIP drives with a different interface which is
> supported by the imm (ZIP Plus) driver. If the
> cable is marked with "AutoDetect", this is what has
> happened.

It looks like your parallel port is in 'ECP+EPP' mode, which PPA seems to
have some problems with. Does it work again when you change the parallel
port mode in the BIOS?


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