Re: [PARPORT] DMA and the parallel port

From: Bob Tanner (
Date: Fri May 02 2003 - 21:07:30 EDT

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    On Friday 02 May 2003 05:38 pm, Blaise Gassend wrote:
    > I'm not sure about a general introductory guide, but I can certainly
    > give you a vague idea.


    > Does this answer your questions, or did you want something more
    > technical?

    Yes. So, now, what are dma channels? And if my Super IO chip has them, do the
    low level parallel port driver deal with them? I don't seem to see any
    functionality in parport or libieee1284 for dealing with dma, so I think it's
    not something I have to worry about.

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