Re: [PARPORT] linux zip drive and scsi card

Fri, 9 Jul 1999 08:36:39 +0530 (IST)

On Fri, 2 Jul 1999, root wrote:

> I have a linux box and im trying to have working a parallel zip drive, i
> have an AIC-7850 scsi card to control my adaptec cd burner, i follow all
> the procedure to work with the zup drive but all the time is sending the
> message "device or resource busy"
> i used
> insmod parport
> insmod parport_pc
> insmod ppa
> and the answer all the time is "Device or Resource busy"
> does anybody have resolved a problem like this?
> Im sure my system can work with the zip drive, because without the scsi
> card the zip answer without problems....

1. Check /etc/conf.modules & make sure that io & irq are
        correct. If not, change it. If irq or io is set to wrong values,
        you will get Device or Resource busy. Try to get correct value
        from Dos or Windows. These values might work for Linux too.

2. run "modprobe ppa" - this automatically load all required


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