Re: [PARPORT] Disabling autodetection

From: Philip Blundell (
Date: Tue Aug 28 2001 - 08:09:27 EDT

  • Next message: Jaeger, Gerhard: "Re: [PARPORT] Disabling autodetection"

    >> autodetection stuff interferes with the scanner devices. It seems that the
    >> stuff sent to the devices causes the ASICs there to entry some undefined
    >> states. When I disable the IEEE1284 stuff in the kernel configuration I o=
    >No. Someone needs to implement a module/kernel parameter for parport
    >to disable the probe.

    I wonder if resetting the port after probing would get these devices back into
    a usable state. Historically I know we were trying to avoid unnecessary
    port resets, but I don't remember what the reason for that was or whether it
    still applies.


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