Re: [PARPORT] Paraller port in ECP mode (fwd)

From: Blaise Gassend (
Date: Mon Mar 31 2003 - 08:33:50 EST

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    > > The kernel actually contains code to do DMA output to the parallel port,
    > > no need to rewrite that support yourself.
    > Thx, but how can I write i.e. 100 bytes to port? outb function send one
    > byte, and now I must call 100 times outb function to send all data. In DMA
    > mode I can put buffer address to send...

    Don't use outb, use /dev/parport? or libieee1284 to do your parport IO.
    That way you will maximize your compatibility, and use DMA output if it
    is available.


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