Re: [PARPORT] How do I run Zip-Drive and CD-ROM on the same parallel port?

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Tue Jul 24 2001 - 06:09:52 EDT

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    On Tue, Jul 24, 2001 at 11:49:47AM +0200, Peter Bittner wrote:

    > The Zip runs fine as long as the CD-ROM drive is not installed
    > (executing "modprobe kbic" - since it is a KingByte parallel port
    > IDE case hosting a normal CD-ROM drive) and mounted. If so, however,
    > the CD-ROM runs fine and can be mounted, but the Zip is then
    > stone-dead.

    Hmm, sounds like a bug. That ought to work.

    I know that some of the PARIDE protocol drivers upset various
    peripherals on the same port (imm upsets my printer, for example), but
    I haven't tracked down exactly why that is.


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