On 12 Apr 2000, Soulier, Frederic P wrote:
> The transfer rate seems to be very slow (note: under windows the orb
> tools indicate a 146Kb/s transfer rate) and during a transfer (around
> 300Mb from the Orb to the HD) it is almost impossible to work under X
> as the mouse pointer as erratic behaviour.
Experiment with different parallel port modes in your BIOS
settings. Linux doesn't force modes you haven't set up; Windows
The sluggishness is due to the driver polling for long amounts of
time. Smoe drivers have a 'nice' parameter to adjust the poll time.
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