Uwe Bonnes wrote:
> >>>>> "sven" == sven luebke <email@example.com> writes:
> sven> Sorry, it's not for a Linux driver. Just MS-DOS environment... I
> sven> know, I'm in the wrong mailinglist, but I didn't find a MS-DOS
> sven> parallel port "discussion board"...
> If you are in DOS, maybe there are some BIOS Interrupts that could do that
> in a transparent way. ACPI comes also to mind, but probably will work, if
> ever, on only recent MBs.
> Otherwise, in DOS, you may also write directly to the Super-I/O controller,
> without the need for a driver. If however you want a solution that should
> work with many Super-I/O chips, you have to get their datasheets and/or
> programming manual and have to implement code that identies the chip and the
> switching with the appropriate sequence of cookies. Tedious works...
> I know of some work for the Linux kernel to identify the Super-IO chip.
for a start (it identifies as many chipset as known (by me)).
You only need DOS equivalents of outb() and inb() to make this work.
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