On Tue, Jun 06, 2000 at 09:30:38PM +0200, The Contact wrote:
> Well, first of all: I managed to patch the kernel (now working with
> 2.4.0test1-ac9), but I found out the next thing:
> Because I said to my BIOS to use EPP instead of ECP+EPP, I can't print
> anymore with my printer (through my ZIP-drive). When I change the
> BIOS-setting to ECP+EPP, I can print.
This is a bug: you ought to be able to print regardless of the port's
mode. What exactly happens when you try to print, through the ZIP
drive, when in EPP mode? Are there any kernel messages? What is the
behaviour of this:
# echo blah > /dev/lp0
Being able to use more than one device at a time is kinda the
> - Use EPP Only, getting better performance by my ZIP-drive (although not
> yet as it should be),
Do you still find it faster under 2.2? Can you show me timings? As I
said, I found it quite a lot faster to do a 'cp', but I think a lot of
that is to do with VM changes rather than anything in the driver.
> If necessary I can attach my settings of my configuration of xconfig
> (12K) at a mail, so if you think it could help, please mail me, so I can
> mail it to you.
It probably won't help, although relevant sections of dmesg output
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