Re: [PARPORT] parport_pc: Device or resource busy

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Wed Sep 05 2001 - 04:46:17 EDT

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    On Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 12:11:24AM -0400, Eric And Steff Runquist wrote:

    > After running insmod parport_pc with my parallel port's base IO address,
    > I get this from dmesg:
    > parport 0x378 (WARNING): CTR: wrote 0x0c, read 0xff
    > parport 0x378 (WARNING): DATA: wrote 0xaa, read 0xff
    > parport 0x378: You gave this address, but there is probably no parallel port
    > there!

    Hardware issue. There's no port there. Is it definitely _enabled_ in
    the BIOS?


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