> > The machine is an IBM Aptiva 486 running a 2.2.9 kernel .
> Errrrrk, screeeeeeech, crash! Tony, PLEASE download either 2.2.14, or
> 2.2.16 and install a new kernel. 2.2.9 is, to put it mildly, a problem
I didn't realize it was so bad.
I will update soon, then.
Just hope nothing breaks.
> This appears all correct. But you're not getting IRQ recognition. Are
> you sure that the hardware setting in your system BIOS has the parallel
> port running in EPP mode? ALso, please make certain that lp.o is not
lp is available but not inserted.
I set the BIOS to "EPP bi-directional" (that's the
only EPP setting that was available).
cat /proc/parport/hardware shows: SPP, PS2, EPP .
> You could also try:
> echo 7 > /proc/parport/0/irq
> before you insmod the ftape modules and see if that forces the IRQ to be
tried that, but no go.
starting to get frustrated now.
* Would some using a Trakker 250 or similar tape drive
please check their /usr/src/ftape-xxx/MCONFIG and see
if the lines for Trakker are the same as these?
FDC_OPT += -DCONFIG_FT_FDC_PARPORT_$(TRAKKER_DEV)=-1 \
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