Re: [PARPORT] Please help me configuring my parport!

From: Erik Sigra (
Date: Mon Nov 27 2000 - 10:22:27 EST

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    måndagen den 27 november 2000 16:05 skrev Tim Waugh:
    > On Mon, Nov 27, 2000 at 04:05:55PM +0100, Erik Sigra wrote:
    > > OK, the kernel obviously can't discover the DMA channel by
    > > itself. Windows98 can discover it so the information is obviously
    > > available somewhere (i didn't give it to Windows98). So this must be
    > > a kerlel bug, right?
    > I expect Windows either guessed, or knows more about the specific
    > chipset than Linux does.

    I don't think Windows guesses wild, because when I changed the DMA channel
    from 1 to 3 in the BIOS and then booted Windows, it detected the chage and
    reconfigured itself correctly.

    > Gunther Mayer has patches for adding this extra chipset detection to Linux.

    Sound great. Are they on the way in? Before 2.4.0?

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