Re: [PARPORT] ppSCSI patch problems...

Praveen Srinivasan (
Wed, 15 Dec 1999 17:50:13 -0500

Well, if the command you're using is exactly 'patch -p0 ppSCSI-0.91.patch',
that's wrong. You need to this: 'patch -p0 < ppSCSI-0.91', and in the
/usr/src/linux directory.

Praveen Srinivasan wrote:

> Greetings,
> This is my first posting to this list, so I hope that this falls under
> the acceptable use policy, so to speak. I'm attempting to get my HP
> ScanJet 5100c scanner to work with Redhat Linux 6.1 (upgraded kernel to
> 2.2.12). I've downloaded the ppSCSI-0.91.patch file and attempted to
> patch my source tree. The patch came from 2.2.10 so that may be by
> problem right there. Anyhow, when I do a 'patch -p0 ppSCSI-0.91.patch'
> from the /usr/src tree, nothing happens. What I mean is, the command
> just hangs until I do a control-c. I even tried a force command on it
> but that didn't work either.
> I admit that I'm pretty weak when it comes to patching my kernel, I've
> only done it a few times and then only with the kernel 'patch.gz' files.
> Heck, I even stopped doing that for the most part.
> I'd really like to get my scanner working here, and I have confirmation
> that this will do it for me (along with a couple of other things), I
> just can't seem to get by this step in the process. If anyone here on
> this list can help me out either with information, or another patch...
> I'd be most appreciative.
> Systemic
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