Re: [PARPORT] Zip Driver
Fri, 30 Jul 1999 10:06:57 -0400

Thank you very much. You are right the old PPA works! I also get the .config
file, maybe for future use.

How can I load the ppa each time I boot my system? Now I use insmod ppa.

Thanks again.


Juergen Leising <> on 07/29/99 02:51:02 PM

cc: (bcc: Shi Qing Fan/OR1/AEPIN)

Subject: Re: [PARPORT] Zip Driver

On Thu, Jul 29, 1999 at 01:24:49PM -0400, wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am trying to install a Zip 100 driver on my Redhat 5.2 linux system. There
> 'Autodetect' on the cable, so I download Imm drive source. When I tried to

I myself have an "autodetect" cable as well, but nevertheless I have to use
the old ppa driver ( but it works great - anyway). Don't know if you
REALLY have to use imm.

> compile the source, there is an Error message which is /usr/src/linux/.config
> not found. It's not compiled. I checked my system, there is no .config under
> /usr/src/linux/. I don't know why this file is missing. Anyone know how to

It is missing, because you have never compiled the kernel on your system before.
But no problem: You do not have to perform the whole compilation procedure -
it is enough (I think), if you do just a

     make xconfig

under /usr/src/linux/
change nothing and save and exit.

Maybe you have to install the kernel sources at first, because redhat's
default installation always leaves out the sources...; it's an rpm, not an
src.rpm, by the way.

Bye, Juergen.

> this one or is there anywhere I can get pre-complied imm.o for Redhat Linux

Oops, I don't know of any precompiled version...

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