[PARPORT] Parallel ZIP-drive is little buggy with kernel 2.4.0-test1

From: The Contact (TheContact@MailAndNews.com)
Date: Fri Jun 02 2000 - 17:08:38 EDT

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    When I transfer a huge file(s) to my parallel ZIP-drive (mounted @
    /dev/sda4) the systems starts behaving freaky when the transfer reaches
    +- 6 Meg. It (the system) becomes slow, when I move with my mouse it
    (the pointer) shocks, the transferspeed drops down hugly, and my whole
    system starts working @ snailspeed. Nevertheless the transfer will
    continue, and after a (long) while the file is copied. Unmounting the
    ZIP-drive also takes a long time if a huge file was placed onto it.

    I recompiled my kernel with several other entries (make xconfig), but
    the problem stayed.
    The same options with kernel 2.2.15 gave no problems.

    For the record, I have an external Parallel Port ZIP100-drive. I use ppa
    (no 'AUTODETECT' on my cable) compiled in the kernel.

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