On Wed, Jul 12, 2000 at 04:36:32PM -0700, chris wrote:
> I would like to know the oldest 2.2.x kernel and associated patch
> that supports ppdev user space drivers for ieee1284 ecp/epp data
The _oldest_? The _newest_ ppdev patch for 2.2 is here:
It's self-contained so it should apply to just about any 2.2 kernel.
> I was under the impression that only the 2.3 kernel was
> capable of using the ppdev user space driver for the ieee1284 data
> transfers. Thanks
It's true that ppdev is only integrated into the 2.3/4 kernel tree,
yes. Only the 2.3 tree makes use of ECP/EPP hardware acceleration
(although the 2.2 patch will do software-driven transfers).
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