On Thu, 30 Aug 2001 15:43:23 +0100, Philip Blundell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >no longer does the "keep-alive" thing. It downloads a bunch of data,
> >writes the flash, downloads a bunch of data, write the flash, and so
> >on. It can be almost a minute between downloads in some cases.
> Ah, I see.
> Well, in theory these timeouts should be non-fatal. The code in
> parport_pc goes to some trouble to make sure it knows how much data
> was left in the FIFO when the timeout occurred, in order to make
> sure that none is lost. But it's entirely possible that bugs are
> lurking, for example if it's misdetecting the depth of the FIFO at
Yes, I had a quick look at the timeout recovery code, but didn't see
anything obvious. :-(
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