Re: [PARPORT] ECP mode in 2.2.14 kernel?

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Thu Jun 15 2000 - 12:59:48 EDT

  • Next message: Dave Strauss: "Re: [PARPORT] ECP mode in 2.2.14 kernel?"

    On Thu, Jun 15, 2000 at 12:37:40PM -0400, Dave Strauss wrote:

    > I'm trying to find out if the parallel port code in the 2.2.14 kernel
    > supports ECP mode. As far as I can tell from reading the sources it
    > doesn't, but I wanted to verify that this is the case. If it *does*
    > support ECP, how do I get it to happen? If not, is there any way
    > I can add patches to add ECP support? What are the plans for adding
    > ECP support in future kernels?

    It doesn't support the ECP protocol.

    There is a patch (ppdev) for 2.2 to make it support the ECP protocol,
    but which doesn't use hardware ECP assistance.

    The 2.4 kernel will use ECP assistance as well.


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