On Sun, Jun 18, 2000 at 04:45:24AM +0200, Paweł Krawczyk wrote:
> Hello, I'm having several problems with using parallel port on
> Compaq Armada 4131T notebook. It has recent BIOS installed, but
> I know the Armada family has some problems with using parallel ports
> in modes other than SPP. It probably uses EPP BIOS and there's
> simple DOS utility to set the port into desired mode (including EPP
> and ECP). Another information that may be helpful is that the parallel
> port for unknown reason conflicts with the floppy drive - when
> the parallel cable is connected, floppy stops working. IRQs, IO
> addresses and DMA are quite different, however.
If you watch /proc/interrupts, do you see the count for the parallel
port IRQ go up when the remote end transmits?
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