On Tuesday 13 May 2003 03:42 am, Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 12:20:42AM -0700, Jason Majors wrote:
> > I want the software to be able to use a blocking call like select()
> > that'll just sit and wait for the parallel port to change (in its own
> > thread).
> If you connect to the right pin (nAck), you'll get an interrupt, and
> so you can literally use select() on the file descriptor you get from
> ieee1284_get_irq_fd() (from libieee1284), or just the file descriptor
> associated with the ppdev device.
And I can say this works great.
My initial problem with this was due to the fact I had a kernel without
CONFIG_PARPORT_PC_FIFO=y and CONFIG_PARPORT_PC_SUPERIO=y
in the kernel .config
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