Re: [PARPORT] Slow Zip drive access in Red Hat 8.0

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Thu Feb 06 2003 - 11:38:41 EST

  • Next message: Chris Abrams: "Re: [PARPORT] Slow Zip drive access in Red Hat 8.0"

    On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 03:52:25PM +0000, Chris Abrams wrote:

    > I don't think I have an ECP/EPP parallel port but why does the system
    > choose PS/2 to communicate with the zip drive?

    Are you sure you don't have an EPP-capable parallel port? I'd be
    surprised. Check your BIOS settings. (It's EPP you want for Zip

    It uses PS/2 since that's the next fastest protocol that the Zip drive


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