Re: [PARPORT] ep module error

Grant R. Guenther (
Wed, 3 Dec 1997 19:09:13 -0500 (EST)

> I d/l some stuff on to my shark drive in Windows and brought it home. I
> insmod'ed ep.o, mount -t vfat /dev/shark /shark and the ncd'ed to
> /shark. I thrn did a df. It shows 35% free (120 mb or so). I then tar
> zxvf tarfile.gz. It is a 35 mb file. Should be plenty of room. Begins
> the process and then:
> do_eo_write_drq status 0x479 (ERR DRQ SEEK WRERR READY ABRT)
> ""
> ""
> and also
> ep: Interrupt timeout.

At face value, this is a device error - not a problem with the driver
or the filesystem. The drive is reporting an error abort on attempting
to write some data. Did you transport the drive with the media inside ?

Grant R. Guenther

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