I think this is not so. This device works under Windows in EPP mode setted
with BIOS(I know - I disassembled it.).
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Hawkins" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Max Vorobiev" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, February 09, 2002 10:47 PM
Subject: RE: [PARPORT] EPP timeout problem
> I'm not sure if this is relevant for your application or not, but EPP mode
> requires a valid handshake on waitN from the device. If this handshake
> is not received then a timeout will occur.
> It may not be your PC that is the problem, but the device that you
> are interfacing with.
> EPP 1.7 mode will work without the ready handshake, EPP 1.9 won't.
> Sometimes this is a BIOS option.
> Just my $0.05
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Max Vorobiev
> Sent: Saturday, February 09, 2002 11:03 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [PARPORT] EPP timeout problem
> Good day.
> I have system at Asus P3B-F motherboard with P3-450 CPU. My problem is the
> BIOS has several modes to operate parallel port: SPP, EPP, ECP and
> The last mode - port can be used in EPP _or_ ECP mode (select by
> Then I set
> EPP+ECP mode and use parport module in EPP modes (epp_read/epp_write and
> on) all works fine. But then I set EPP only mode, _all_ calls to "epp_ "
> functions fails, due timeout. (Setted timeout bit of status register).
> can be done to fix it?
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