On Thu, 6 Apr 2000, Samuel Ace Winchenbach wrote:
> Hello, I have been having troubles reading values from the control
> port (base + 2 == 0x37A) the following code sets all the pins on the
> control port high. I do this by "poking" the value 4 to 0x37A.
> Seeing the two least significant and the last bit are all inverted, to
> set the line high you poke a zero. bit 2 is non-inverted so to set
> the pin high, set the bit to 1 (which happens to be 4). Then I put it
> in an infinite loop... waiting for an external device to pull a pin
> low. Seeing that the control port has read/write access I should be
> able to tell when something pulls the line low. Can anyone help me
> with this?
Are you really expecting the device to do that? It might damage the port!
The status lines are for peripheral-to-host communication, and often the
data lines are bi-directional (the host data line drivers can be turned
off via one of the control port bits).
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