Re: [PARPORT] PLIP with interrupt=255

From: Philip Blundell (
Date: Thu Mar 22 2001 - 16:28:12 EST

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    >Unfortunately PLIP (on the PC) uses the interrupt IRQ=255 ... and not IRQ=7 (w
    >hich is defined in the BIOS) - so I got (with ping) 70% packet loss.
    >* How can I set the IRQ to 7 (maybe with modprobe or ifconfig)?

    "IRQ 255" means no interrupt. It's a bit unfortunate if PLIP is reporting it
    in those terms; might be some kind of `unsigned char' variable in the works.
    Anyway, try "insmod parport_pc io=0x378 irq=7" or some variation on that theme.


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