Re: [PARPORT] I do not understand

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Tue Mar 07 2000 - 05:42:04 EST

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    On Tue, 7 Mar 2000, DAANEN Vincent wrote:

    > well, I must say I'm a bit confused. I asked 2 days ago if parport could
    > handle with 8,16,32 bits operations in epp mode in order to communicate with
    > a device I did,which is plugged into my parallel port. Dries suggests me to
    > write my own kernel module and Tim adds that I could use /dev/parport0
    > driven by ppdev.
    > I just uncompressed the source of the kernel 2.2.14 and saw that partport is
    > part of this kernel. So how can I use parport0 to communicate with my
    > external device and use parport module and uses the fully power of Epp mode
    > ?

    If you want to use 2.2.14, ppdev isn't available so you ought to write
    your own kernel module (or just a user application that uses iopl and


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