Re: [PARPORT] Bidirectional access to parallel port (JAVA)

From: Blaise Gassend (
Date: Tue Feb 25 2003 - 17:15:21 EST

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    > How can I use the parallel port as a bidirectional port? Do I need to make
    > something special to use the standard parallel port driver in linux? Do I
    > need to write some c code to access to the port and then make a JNI access
    > from Java to this c code? any idea?

    I expect that you have a few ioctl calls to do to set up the
    bidirectional mode. I expect that you can do that from java.


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