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

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Mon Jun 05 2000 - 09:35:11 EDT

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    On Fri, Jun 02, 2000 at 11:08:38PM +0200, The Contact wrote:

    > 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.

    Is this on a machine with only _one_ transfer to/from the Zip drive
    taking place?

    Can you tell me how I can try to reproduce this? (I haven't tried yet,
    since I'm not near a Zip drive here right now.)


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