--- Tim Waugh <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 02:43:11AM -0800, Calle Be wrote:
> > I'm using floppyfw as a firewall (it's a linux firewall-on-a-disk)
> > and want it to send some data to the parallel port via a shell
> > script for me. As this firewall only fits on a floppy disc I don't
> > have enough room for gcc, and I don't have linux on any other
> > computer, I wonder if it would be possible to get some program
> > compiled for me.
> Isn't /dev/lp0 what you want?
I dunno. Do you mean that:
echo 255 > /dev/lp0
would set all eight data pins high (=send 255 to the parallel port)? If so,
then that would indeed be enough. Is it really that simple? Is that why I
couldn't find any simple c prog, because such a program isn't needed?
Oki, I'll try it right away (well, maybe not right away cause I'm goiong to
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