Re: [PARPORT] Parport use

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Mon Mar 06 2000 - 07:34:55 EST

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    On Mon, 6 Mar 2000, Dries van Oosten wrote:

    > If you're writing software for your own hardware, it might be a good
    > idea to develope your own kernel module for the job. That's the
    > fastest, most direct access to the parallel port. Take a look at the
    > linux kernel module guide for this and do a net search on something
    > you: EPP programming. you shouldn't have any trouble finding dozens of
    > hits defining the EPP standards and the registers involved.

    Yes. In addition, if you want to write a user-mode driver, you can use
    /dev/parport0 (driven by ppdev, available in 2.3 kernels).


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