Re: [PARPORT] parport_pc: Device or resource busy

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Tue Aug 28 2001 - 05:28:01 EDT

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    On Sun, Aug 26, 2001 at 09:34:32PM -0400, Eric And Steff Runquist wrote:

    > I looked in /var/log/messages, and discovered the following
    > error:
    > ...insmod: /lib...parport/parport_pc.o init_module: Device or resource
    > busy

    Do this:

    rmmod parport_pc
    rmmod parport
    dmesg -c > /dev/null (to clear the kernel message buffer)
    insmod parport
    insmod parport_pc
    dmesg > messages

    What's in the 'messages' file at that point?


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