Re: [PARPORT] Problem with aquiring port ?

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Mon Mar 03 2003 - 08:22:59 EST

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    On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 02:47:10PM +0200, Lucian Daniliuc wrote:

    > I have been confusing some things... i wasn't using ioctl but instead i
    > used ioperm() to get permission to 0x378, 0x379, 0x37A.
    > What could be the problem?

    You would be better off using ioctls on /dev/parport0; that way you
    get to claim the port to prevent anything else using it.

    Even better would be to use libieee1284 if your project license allows
    it. Then you get to run the same code on other platforms too.


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