Re: [PARPORT] Problems with COMPAQ-Presario 5536 and Brother HL 760

From: Stephen Reindl (
Date: Sun Jul 02 2000 - 14:28:51 EDT

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    On Tue, Jun 29, 2000 you wrote:
    > > On Tue, Jun 20, 2000 at 10:57:10PM +0200, Stephen Reindl wrote:
    > > The same problems (soemtimes there where some errors on the first
    > > page. When printing the second page, after about 1/4 of the page the
    > > page ejects and then there're a lot of blank pages ...)
    > Please show me the dmesg output.
    > Tim.
    > */

    This is my boot protocol.


    This system has not installed dmesg (SuSE uses klogd):

    Inspecting /boot/
    Loaded 11423 symbols from /boot/
    Symbols match kernel version 2.3.99.
    Loaded 62 symbols from 4 modules.
    klogd 1.3-3, log source = ksyslog started.
    <4>Linux version 2.3.99-pre9 (sreindl@yedi) (gcc version #2 Son Jun
    25 13:28:01 CEST 2000
    <4>BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
    <4> e820: 000000000009fc00 @ 0000000000000000 (usable)
    <4> e820: 0000000000000400 @ 000000000009fc00 (reserved)
    <4> e820: 0000000000010000 @ 00000000000f0000 (reserved)
    <4> e820: 0000000000010000 @ 00000000ffff0000 (reserved)
    <4> e820: 0000000007ef0000 @ 0000000000100000 (usable)
    <4> e820: 000000000000d000 @ 0000000007ff3000 (ACPI data)
    <4> e820: 0000000000003000 @ 0000000007ff0000 (ACPI NVS)
    <4>On node 0 totalpages: 32752
    <4>zone(0): 4096 pages.
    <4>zone(1): 28656 pages.
    <4>zone(2): 0 pages.
    <4>Initializing CPU#0
    <4>Detected 701605749 Hz processor.
    <4>Console: colour VGA+ 80x25
    <4>Calibrating delay loop... 1399.19 BogoMIPS
    <4>Memory: 126884k/131008k available (995k kernel code, 3736k reserved, 77k
    data, 160k init, 0k highmem)
    <4>Dentry-cache hash table entries: 16384 (order: 5, 131072 bytes)
    <4>Buffer-cache hash table entries: 4096 (order: 2, 16384 bytes)
    <4>Page-cache hash table entries: 32768 (order: 5, 131072 bytes)
    <3>kmem_create: Poisoning requested, but con given - bdev_cache
    <4>Inode-cache hash table entries: 8192 (order: 4, 65536 bytes)
    <3>kmem_create: Poisoning requested, but con given - inode_cache
    <5>VFS: Diskquotas version dquot_6.4.0 initialized
    <4>CPU: Intel Pentium III (Coppermine) stepping 03
    <6>Checking 386/387 coupling... OK, FPU using exception 16 error reporting.
    <6>Checking 'hlt' instruction... OK.
    <4>POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX
    <4>PCI: PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xfb2e0, last bus=1
    <4>PCI: Using configuration type 1
    <4>PCI: Probing PCI hardware
    <4>PCI: Using IRQ router VIA [1106/0596] at 00:07.0
    <6>Activating ISA DMA hang workarounds.
    <6>Linux NET4.0 for Linux 2.3
    <6>Based upon Swansea University Computer Society NET3.039
    <3>kmem_create: Poisoning requested, but con given - skbuff_head_cache
    <6>NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.
    <6>NET4: Linux TCP/IP 1.0 for NET4.0
    <6>IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP
    <4>IP: routing cache hash table of 512 buckets, 4Kbytes
    <4>TCP: Hash tables configured (established 8192 bind 8192)
    <4>Initializing RT netlink socket
    <4>Starting kswapd v1.6
    <4>pty: 256 Unix98 ptys configured
    <6>Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 6.30
    <4>ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with
     idebus=xx <4>VP_IDE: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 39
    <4>VP_IDE: chipset revision 16
    <4>VP_IDE: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
    <4>ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with
     idebus=xx <4>VT 82C691 Apollo Pro
    <4> Chipset Core ATA-66
    <4>Split FIFO Configuration: 8 Primary buffers, threshold = 1/2
    <4> 8 Second. buffers, threshold = 1/2
    <4> ide0: BM-DMA at 0xa000-0xa007, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:DMA
    <4>ide0: VIA Bus-Master (U)DMA Timing Config Success
    <4> ide1: BM-DMA at 0xa008-0xa00f, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA, hdd:pio
    <4>ide1: VIA Bus-Master (U)DMA Timing Config Success
    <4>hda: ST320423A, ATA DISK drive
    <4>hdb: IBM-DHEA-36481, ATA DISK drive
    <4>hdc: ATAPI CDROM 48X, ATAPI CDROM drive
    <4>ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
    <4>ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
    <6>hda: 40011300 sectors (20486 MB) w/512KiB Cache, CHS=2490/255/63
    <6>hdb: 12692736 sectors (6499 MB) w/472KiB Cache, CHS=790/255/63
    <4>hdc: ATAPI 50X CD-ROM drive, 128kB Cache
    <6>Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.08
    <6>Partition check:
    <6> hda: hda1
    <6> hdb: hdb1 hdb2
    <6>Serial driver version 4.93 (2000-03-20) with MANY_PORTS SHARE_IRQ
    SERIAL_PCI enabled
    <6>ttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
    <6>ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
    <6>Non-volatile memory driver v1.0
    <4>VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
    <4>Freeing unused kernel memory: 160k freed
    <6>Adding Swap: 136544k swap-space (priority -1)
    <4>[EXT II FS 0.5b, 95/08/09, bs=1024, fs=1024, gc=758, bpg=8192, ipg=2048,
    Kernel logging (ksyslog) stopped.
    Kernel log daemon terminating.


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