On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 10:41:50AM -0500, Ken Hahn wrote:
> (looked through the archives a bit, but never found a search for it, and
> there's a lot of messages :O )
The current archiving system for this list is quite cumbersome. I
don't know who is in a position to do anything about it though..
> With regards to the PARIDE system. I was wondering if there was any
> discussion of working with the new hotplug stuff out there (I think it was
> initially meant for the usb-system, but other sub-systems have wanted to get
> in on it. Need to look into details...).
Well, the trouble is that when you plug a device into the parallel
port, no-one knows about it but you. Parallel ports don't really
support hot plugging devices nicely.
(PCMCIA parallel ports are a different matter, and that should work
> If nothing else, I find that a lot of users that e-mail us have compiled the
> paride stuff into the kernel. Now, my understanding is that at this point,
> the only time the drives would be probed is at boot time. It'd be nice, if
> there was a way to get the drives to re-probe.
They should compile them as modules then. :-)
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