Tried changing the settings in the Bios to EPP (now recognized as EPP-32)
Need to test it further under linux but a quick look at the Orb tools
under windows showed a 845Kb/s transfer rate now instead of 146Kb/s.
Have not play with the poll time in the driver just yet.
>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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