Re: [PARPORT] ppdev for Sparc RedHat

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Wed Sep 06 2000 - 11:00:22 EDT

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    On Wed, Sep 06, 2000 at 04:00:15PM +0200, Ruvoen, Francois wrote:

    > Has anyone ever used ppdev (user space parallel port driver) on a Ultra AXe?
    > Apparently, it compiles nicely but it will not work.
    > Only "open" works (at least it enters pp_open) but when I call "ioctl" it
    > doesn't enter pp_ioctl and ioctl return "invalid parameter"

    If it doesn't enter pp_ioctl, it isn't a ppdev problem. Perhaps there
    are permission problems on /dev/parport*, or perhaps you opened it
    with the wrong flags?


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