Re: [PARPORT] way to tunelp? (fwd)

Tim Waugh (
Fri, 17 Sep 1999 18:19:10 +0100 (GMT)

On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, Philip Blundell wrote:

> I'm running 2.3.18; is there any way to set the irq for my printer
> without rebooting? (I run monolithic kernels.) tunelp seems to use
> some kind of obsolete ioctl, and parport-related entries under /proc
> are not as described in the docs (ie, no irq file to be found).

No. To set the IRQ in a monolithic kernel, you must supply it on the
command line at boot time.

If you had parport_pc as a module, you could change it that way (via
module parameters).

The ioctl for changing the IRQ that lp uses is indeed obsolete.


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