[PARPORT] Re: parport time outs with 2.4.0-test9

From: Thomas Roessler (roessler@does-not-exist.org)
Date: Fri Nov 10 2000 - 08:23:43 EST

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    On 2000-11-10 14:17:08 +0100, Thomas Roessler wrote:

    > When IEE1284 transfer modes are not compiled into the kernel, the
    > printer LEDs will report "data pending" for a considerable amount
    > of time; flushing the printer memory by pressing the appropriate
    > button on the device produces a partial page.

    > When IEEE1284 transfer modes are compiled into the kernel, log
    > messages stay there, and the "data pending" LED on the printer is
    > lit up for some seconds when this occurs. However, printing will
    > continue after a short amount of time, so the printer is actually
    > usable with this feature enabled.

    It seemed so. However, I'm now trying to print something again with
    IEEE1284 enabled, and am getting time outs again - with data pending
    in my printer's memory for too much time. Also, I stopped the
    computing-intensive job for a moment, which doesn't seem to have

    It almost seems like the problem occurs after the module has printed
    a certain amount of data.

    Thomas Roessler                         <roessler@does-not-exist.org>

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