Re: [PARPORT] Nibble mode???

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Mon Apr 23 2001 - 16:14:44 EDT

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    On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 02:44:02PM -0400, Mark Cianfaglione wrote:

    > I've noticed that if I read data from the parport in ECP mode it
    > will ALWAYS return the size of the buffer no matter how much data is
    > actually gathered. Well... Except in an error condition. I would
    > think that the parport module will return the number of "filled"
    > data points as opposed to the size of the buffer... Am I missing
    > something??? (I have done that a lot... Ask my wife...)

    It should do that, and I can't really see why it wouldn't. Is it
    using DMA by any chance? What does dmesg say?


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