Re: [PARPORT] ECP mode transfers in 2.4.x kernels

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Thu Aug 16 2001 - 17:35:20 EDT

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    On Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 01:42:36PM -0400, Dave Strauss wrote:

    > If the Redhat source RPM really *is* what got shipped,

    Indeed, that experimental option was unset in the kernel that Red Hat
    shipped. :-)

    > I'll try setting it and try again. Which modules does this affect?

    Just parport_pc.

    > Also, what should I expect to see in dmesg if it is set? Right now
    > what I see is this:
    > parport0: PC-style at 0x378 (0x778) [PCSPP,TRISTATE,COMPAT,EPP,ECP]

    You need to give parport_pc some options too: "irq=auto dma=auto".
    Then it should look like:

    > parport0: PC-style at 0x378 (0x778), irq 7, dma 3, using fifo [PCSPP,TRISTATE,COMPAT,EPP,ECP]


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