On Thu, 6 Apr 2000, Tim Waugh wrote:
> There is a specification for this kind of thing (IEEE
> 1284.3); unfortunately, ATEN seems to have ignored it. :-(
Does this mean also then that the peripheral identification doesn't work
either? Somehow the DOS/Windows drivers detect what this device
is. However, when I look at /proc/parport/0/autoprobe it says
Is this a symptom of the same thing?
> > I have a copy of some dos example code (this was included in the
> > drivers here: http://www.aten-usa.com/download/drivers/as2p161w.exe)
> > and I am attempting to write drivers for linux that would make the
> > switch operate essentially automatically (more on this later).
> (Incidentally, what's the license of the source code? The 'manual'
> doesn't give programming information out..)
Well, the code that comes with the driver I mentioned has nothing in the
code itself regarding any copyright. However, all over the rest of the
driver is stuff with Copyright ATEN on it.
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