On Thu, May 18, 2000 at 03:45:08PM +0100, Dr. Peter Cherriman wrote:
> Under linux 2.2.14 the system autoloads the parport and parport_pc
> modules, when I load the ppa module, the system crashes with a
> "Ieee...in interupt handler", and scrolls all the ppa output of the
> screen before I can blink. The system needs to reset with the reset
Please try to capture this oops message and decode it (see
oops-tracing.txt). If you can't scroll up (shift-pgup), you could try
using a serial console. Failing that, you could use a parallel port
console (you'll need to apply a patch).
> Under linux 2.3.99pre8, when I load the ppa module it says found
> parallel port, with EPP but only used the PS2 mode (bios set to
> SPP), it then says one scsi device found, however /proc/scsi/scsi
> doesn't show any scsi devices and loading the scsi disk module
> (sd_mod) does not do anything, but then attempting to unload the
> sd_mod module locks the computer.
Can you show me the actual messages?
> Anyone else had similar problems or found a fix?
I've not heard of anything like this.
> Also is there a newer ppa driver than 2.03 which is found in the
> latest kernel, I looked on the torque.net web site, but most of the
> links to tar files on the page are broken.
No, what's in the kernel is the latest there is. David Campbell's
site is unmaintained. :-(
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