Re: [PARPORT] Printer pass-through on Zips

Tim Waugh (
Sun, 4 Jul 1999 17:29:18 +0100 (GMT)

On Thu, 1 Jul 1999, Matthew Vanecek wrote:

> Currently, I have to "echo mode=1" to the appropriate /proc/* file,
> and unplug/plug back in my Zip drive, before the printer will receive
> the print job.

Do you _have_ to unplug/plug in the Zip drive after setting mode=1? Even
if 'echo mode=1' is the first thing you do after modprobe ppa?

> I have to do this power off/power on of the drive every time I have
> used the drive, and wish to print. I seem to recollect David Campbell
> mentioning he had an Asus mobo he was going to work with this on?

That's the last I heard too.


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