Re: [PARPORT] linux-kernel / plip.c : Small correction (?)

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Sun May 14 2000 - 13:00:33 EDT

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    On Sun, May 14, 2000 at 01:12:21AM +0200, Sebastian Leske wrote:

    > The problem with using prio INFO is that many distributions are
    > configured to only report WARNING and higher priorities to the console,
    > so the warning will not appear when loading the driver.

    There is always the 'dmesg' command.

    > In addition to that, the driver really needs an irq to function
    > properly, so not getting one is rather like an error situation for
    > the driver.That, IMHO, makes ERR or WARNING the appropriate
    > priority.

    I think it was hacked to make interruptless operation work---doesn't
    that work for you?

    > I'd propose changing the priority of the above warning to priority
    > ERR or at least WARNING .

    It might be better as a WARNING I guess, if interruptless operation
    doesn't work for some setups.


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