Re: [PARPORT] epp driver

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Thu Aug 08 2002 - 10:08:37 EDT

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    On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 03:24:20PM +0200, wrote:

    > I'need to develop an epp driver for a new printer, but I've read the
    > parport manual and I don't pass how made the to know which port are
    > present, is it an epp port, and how negotiating this mode (epp).

    The lp driver (drivers/char/lp.c) has some logic in it to detect
    ECP-capable ports and negotiate to ECP mode, for comparision.

    > I've already done some test but when I attempt to allocated the parport_driver structure when
    > I build the soft whith g++

    g++ is for C++; when you are writing a kernel driver, you must use C.


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