Re: [PARPORT] parallel port programming

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Wed Apr 05 2000 - 06:25:35 EDT

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    On Tue, 4 Apr 2000, Nordic Boy wrote:

    > Actually, I am not yet using 2.3.99xxx. The documentation that I
    > found stated that parport_enumerate was deprecated. I guess I assumed
    > that it was for 2.2.x as most of the parallel port documentation that
    > I have found is mostly for even older kernels.

    Yes, it is deprecated, in 2.3.x.

    > If parport_register_driver calls my attach routine for each port, is
    > there a way to limit which ports it tries if there are more than one?

    attach(struct parport *port)
            if (i_want_this_port(port)) {
                    dev = parport_register_device (...);

    > I know this is a little off topic, but could you direct me to
    > information on how to view sgml (docbook). I found plenty of
    > documentation on writing sgml, but none on viewing it. This of course
    > relates to viewing the documentation in the kernel sources.

    For the kernel bits, 'make psdocs'. You need to have things like jade and
    docbook installed.


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