Re: [PARPORT] EPP not detected by parport

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Tue Oct 08 2002 - 04:27:09 EDT

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    On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 02:39:47PM -0700, David Euresti wrote:

    > I'm currently trying to get a zip drive running on my Dell
    > Optiplex GX260. It works fine in PS/2 mode but I would like to make
    > it work in EPP mode. Unfortunately EPP mode does not show up in
    > /proc/sys/dev/parport0/modes. I've changed my BIOS to EPP and ECP
    > and AT and none of them actually changes what happens. I've traced
    > the problem to the Intel Bug Check in EPP_supported, but what does
    > that mean? Is EPP really not supported on my machine or is it that
    > Linux can't detect it? As in could I still use it using inb and
    > outb?

    No-one knows any more. :-( This was something that David Campbell
    added when he was writing code.


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