Re: [PARPORT] Iomega and Printer

Tim Waugh (
Mon, 17 Jan 2000 20:17:20 +0000 (GMT)

On Sun, 16 Jan 2000, Juan Manuel Truffa wrote:

> I've just installed RedHat 6.1. I'm trying to figure out how to make
> the zip (zip100, parallel port) drive work correctly. Besides, from
> the gnome windowmanager, I could not make the printer work. Please, if
> anyone has any idea on how to make these two things work, please give
> a hand.

(For the printer thing, take a look at the 'gotcha!'s list at

The Zip drive driver is either ppa or imm, depending on how old your Zip
drive is (imm for newer drives). If you have a SCSI-less system, you
could put something like 'alias scsi_hostadapter ppa' in your
/etc/conf.modules and see if you can mount the device then.

The Zip drive will likely be /dev/sda4 -- they are often partitioned that


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