Re: [PARPORT] NetMos 9805 pci parport experiences

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Sun Oct 28 2001 - 12:58:21 EST

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    On Sun, Oct 28, 2001 at 12:22:38PM +0100, Joost Kooij wrote:

    > Because the card is advertised as a full IEEE-1284 conforming device, I
    > tried to force it to use the interrupt that is reported (irq 11). So I do
    > "insmod parport_pc io=0x378,0xda00 irq=7,11" and that appears to succeed.
    > I can see irq 11 registered in /proc/interrupts, and apparently there
    > are no conficts.

    Unfortunately, parport_pc doesn't yet support using interrupts on PCI
    parallel port cards, for the reasons that you have discovered.

    I had hoped that these reports of freezes were related to the use of
    the ECR on NetMos chips, but I guess not.

    I'm afraid I don't know what the cause is.


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