> I need much more detail about this.
> What _exactly_ happens? Does the machine freeze up? Does it reboot?
> Does the keyboard stop working (does num-lock still work?)? Does it
> make a difference whether or not you are running X at the time?
The machine freeze up, nor the keybor nor the mouse works. And it's the same
wether running X or not.
> What exactly do you have in /etc/modules.conf? If you have lines
> beginning with 'options parport_pc', take them out.
This is my /etc/modules.conf
alias scsi_hostadapter aic7xxx
alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
alias usb-controller usb-uhci
alias eth0 3c509
> What type of parallel port do you have: integrated into the
> motherboard, or on an add-on card? If an add-on card, PCI or ISA? If
> you know, what is the base address of the port, and does it have an
> IRQ or DMA?
It's on an add-on card, concretely a PCI. It's a OX12PCI840 from Oxford
Bus 0, device 18, function 0:
Parallel controller: PCI device 1415:8403 (Oxford Semiconductor Ltd) (rev
I/O at 0xeff0 [0xeff7].
I/O at 0xefe4 [0xefe7].
I/O at 0xef40 [0xef5f].
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xfebed000 [0xfebedfff].
> Do you have any other operating systems on that machine, and if so,
> can they use the parallel port without any trouble?
Yes I have. I've got Windows 98, and I can use it under Windows 98 with no
> If you use the actual 2.4.2-2 kernel packages that come on the CD,
> rather than using a recompiled kernel, does that show the same
I haven't try yet.
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