> ... I don't have /dev/parport0. (It's literally NOT there.)
> If I compile parport_pc as a module instead of into the kernel, modprobe
> and insmod don't work for it. (Don't recall exactly what. I can try again
> if you want.)
> If I make a symlink to lp0 or par0, it will say "Open parport0: No such
You need to compile support for user-space parallel port device drivers.
(IIRC, it's under 'character devices'.) The module can then be inserted with
You can make /dev/parport0 by doing:
mknod /dev/parport0 c 99 0
Hope this helps.
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