Re: [PARPORT] Re: Shuttle EPST driver...

Tim Waugh (
Thu, 23 Dec 1999 10:22:34 +0000 (GMT)

On Mon, 20 Dec 1999 wrote:

> When I go to "insmod ppscsi" I have success. When I do a "insmod epst"
> I get the following:
> <snip>----------
> epst.1: epst 0.91 (0.91), Shuttle EPST at 0x378 mode 2 (PS/2) dly 1 nice
> 0 sg 16scsi1 : epst
> scsi : 2 hosts.
> <snip»----------

This is a problem with the SCSI layer in 2.3 -- I just saw a patch posted
to linux-scsi. Hopefully the fix will find its way into 2.3.35 or 2.3.36.

> Any ideas what this could mean? It looks like I'm getting my devices
> recognized at bootup (somewhat... I don't have the ppscsi stuff compiled
> into the kernel, rather as modules). As evidence I offer the following
> output from dmesg:
> <snip>------------
> parport0: PC-style at 0x378 [PCSPP,TRISTATE,EPP]
> parport0: Found 4 daisy-chained devices

Huh? I gather you don't really have four daisy-chained devices plus
another on the end? Especially if they're all printers.. ;-)

What exactly do you have plugged into the port?

> parport0: only read 126 of 1000 ID bytes
> parport0: faking semi-colon

HP ought to read the specs..

> parport0 (addr 0): Legacy device

Eek. That might be a bug actually. There's obviously no way that an IEEE
1284.3 compliant device isn't IEEE 1284.3 compliant, which I think is that
that's trying to say.


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