Re: [PARPORT] problems with parallel port card

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Fri May 25 2001 - 16:26:16 EDT

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    On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 01:24:23PM -0600, Kelly Black wrote:

    > parport1: PC-style at 0x1078, irq 3 [PCSPP]
    > Moreover, when I try to do something like 'cat /etc/fstab > /dev/lp1'
    > the machine hangs up.

    What happens if you don't tell it 'irq=auto' when you load the module?
    So, use lspci to find the IO port (the first one of the three for that
    card), let's say 0x1078, and run 'modprobe parport_pc io=0x1078
    irq=none'? Can you print then?


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