I am running Red Hat 5.2 with an external parallel port Zip 250 disk
and everything works fine. In fact Red Hat's new bootup program called
kudzu detects my Zip Drive when I boot and prompts me with a menu in
case my Zip Disk was previously detached from my system.
On Tue, 17 Oct 2000, Dale A. Raby wrote:
> FYI. I have played with several distributions and had various problems
> with getting my Iomega Zip 250 to work properly under Linux. I recently
> purchased the Mandrake 7.1 distribution and all my problems were solved.
> When the distribution is installed, the device is detected and all the
> appropriate drivers/modules are loaded as part of the installation
> process. I can now access my drive as if I were running that other OS
> with the software from Iomega.
> This distribution seems to suffer from other little irritating bugs that
> cause it to freeze the system, but this may be related to my marginal 32
> MB machine. I understand that this is the Linux 2.2.15 kernel.
> I hope this information will be useful to someone.
> Dale A. Raby
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