On Sat, Dec 23, 2000 at 08:49:39AM -0500, Jess Jackson wrote:
> alias eth0 rtl8139
> alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
> options parport_pc io=0x378 irq=5
> alias scsi_hostadapter fdomain
This should be fine; your dmesg output indicates that the values are
indeed correct and that the BIOS isn't lying. But you could try just
taking the options line out altogether. The only thing it's doing
there is turning interrupt-driven printing on, which isn't really that
much of a big gain.
You might also want to turn off the IEEE 1284 probe, which might be
upsetting the printer. Add this line to do that:
alias parport_probe off
> mknod -m 660 /dev/lp0 c 6 0
This is fine.
> # ls >/dev/lp0
> Nothing (absolutely nothing) happened -- no output to printer and no error
Do you have a different parallel port cable you can test with? Are
there any messages in the dmesg output after you try that command?
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