Re: [PARPORT] problem with lpt port

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Mon May 12 2003 - 12:00:46 EDT

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    On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 08:15:36AM -0700, Nate Jenkins wrote:

    > What is your BIOS set to for the parallel port?
    > If your system finds the parport then you should be able to see information
    > when you type at the terminal:
    > #cat /proc/ioports
    > (you should be able to see parportX, for example at your expected value of
    > 0x378)
    > #cat /proc/interrupts
    > (might see an interrupt, might not, for example at your expected value of 7)

    This is only true if you are actually using the port. If there are no
    device drivers (like lp), and only parport is loaded, ioports won't be

    However, /proc/sys/dev/parport will contain the information you want.


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