[PARPORT] open on non existing ppdev device

From: stef (svoltz@wanadoo.fr)
Date: Fri Oct 03 2003 - 09:57:23 EDT

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            it is possible to succeesfully open a /dev/parport device which does not
    have an underlying port. I'd expect to get ENODEV or ENOXIO. We can only notice
    that the device is invalid when we claim it.

            Is it the expected behaviour ?


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