RE: [PARPORT] ECP mode in 2.3

Tim Waugh (
Wed, 17 Nov 1999 11:21:01 +0000 (GMT)

On Wed, 17 Nov 1999, Darren Bilby wrote:

> I'll get back to you when I've checked the board out. Before I go
> hacking around adding debug stuff to the parport code and harrassing
> my engineer, any info you can give me on what FIFO is stuck actually
> means? could it be a dodgy port on my motherboard?

It's harmless. It means that we've filled the FIFO, and while waiting for
it to empty we ran out of time (the default timeout is 5 seconds or so).
But when the parport layer times out, the ppdev layer retries. It's no


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