Re: [PARPORT] ppdev user-spaced driver

Tim Waugh (
Fri, 5 Nov 1999 09:49:05 +0000 (GMT)

> I would appreciate any ppdev user program examples that will
> set up a parallel port in EPP mode, and perform a read and/or write to
> a peripheral. Thanks.

Basically, you open the ppdev device and tell it that we want EPP mode,
and then read:

fd = open (...);
ioctl (fd, PPCLAIM);
epp = IEEE1284_MODE_EPP;
ioctl (fd, SETMODE, &epp);
read (fd, ...);
ioctl (fd, PPRELEASE);


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