Re: [PARPORT] ECP mode

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Mon Oct 01 2001 - 12:36:29 EDT

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    On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 01:19:38AM +0900, shun wrote:

    > lp0: using parport0 (polling).
    > ppdev: user-space parallel port driver
    > ppdev0: no associated port!
    > -------------------------------
    > I try to run "insmod ppdev",but I was said "ppdev already exists".

    What about 'modprobe parport_pc'? I can't really explain the
    behaviour you are seeing, other than putting it down to a kernel bug
    that was fixed around 2.4.3/2.4.4 time that meant that accessing
    /dev/parport0 failed to trigger a load of the parport lowlevel port


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