Re: [PARPORT] Sharing a parallel port
Sun, 23 Jan 2000 17:30:53 -0500 (EST)

> The ppscsi drivers have this rather annoying property in that they will
> function both with and without the parport sharing code... If they correctly
> detect the parport code when they load, then they will use it. However, if
> they don't, then they will take over the port themselves. In this last case,
> nothing else is able to share the port with them. I suspect this is your
> problem.

That's quite simply untrue. Whether or not ppSCSI uses PARPORT is a
compile time option. It will use parallel ports that aren't managed
by PARPORT, but if it has been compiled to use PARPORT it won't load
unless PARPORT has been loaded first.

Grant R. Guenther

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