Re: [PARPORT] PLIP with interrupt=255

From: Philip Blundell (
Date: Thu Mar 22 2001 - 16:32:05 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.

    Oh, I see, the "interrupt 255" is what's being reported by ifconfig.
    Unfortunately the irq field in `struct ifmap' is indeed an unsigned char. I
    guess the only way to make it come out right is to hack ifconfig about.


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