Re: [PARPORT] no more nibble data

From: ebi1 (
Date: Wed Dec 27 2000 - 16:51:18 EST

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    On Wed, 27 Dec 2000, Tim Waugh wrote:

    > On Sun, Dec 24, 2000 at 01:07:55PM -0600, ebi1 wrote:
    > > Dec 23 18:18:55 ozob kernel: parport0: No more nibble data (0 bytes)
    > This message means what it says. ;-) For some reason, we're trying to
    > read some data from the printer in nibble mode, but there isn't any
    > there for us to read. It logs a message partly because there's still
    > some debugging messages there, and partly because it's generaly an
    > unexpected event; if we're trying to read data, we expect there to be
    > some to read.
    > > The contents of /procsys/dev/parport/parport0/modes is:
    > >
    > Okay, so you're using a 2.4 test kernel.</detectivework>
    > How are you printing? Is there anything in your printing process
    > which is trying to read /dev/lp0 repeatedly?

    I am not sure. I am using, I think, the bsd style lpr system. I don't know
    what would be trying to read from the port except the parport driver(if

    > I have no idea why it locks the printer up though.. :-(
    > An easy work-around would be to disable CONFIG_PARPORT_1284, but
    > that's not a Real Solution.

    Ok, so what is the next step in figuring out the problem?


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