Re: [PARPORT] I can`t get my Shark Drive to work with Redhat 5.2

Tim Waugh (
Tue, 22 Jun 1999 21:07:12 +0100 (GMT)

On Tue, 22 Jun 1999, Gabriel Dupuis wrote:

> - So I re-booted my machine and I looked in the BIOS for this
> Information, it says : '3BCh'. Why do I get this ? In the exemple it's
> always something like 0x378 but NOT 3BCh !
> - Of course after I tryed with 'insmod pd drive0=3BCh' but it didn`t
> work.
> The real problem is that I don`t understand this "Parallel Port Address"
> thing. I looked at many websites (like to find some good
> infos about it but all in vain...

'0x3bc' and '3bch' are two ways of saying '3bc in hexadecimal'; the '0x'
prefix is the one to use for parameters to modules. You want to say
'insmod pd drive0=0x3bc'.


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