Adrian Phillips (email@example.com)
20 Dec 1997 13:00:11 +0100
>>>>> "David" == Robinson David Paul <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
David> Has anyone used a SparQ with Linux?
David> Could I boot from a floppy or a dos command to the SparQ
David> and use this as a portable Linux system that I could boot
David> from several different systems?
David> Just how slow do these parallel port drives feel?
This appeared earlier on the list which you may have seen :
From: David Puryear <email@example.com>
Thanks for the help. Yes, sparq works just fine with paride-0.94.:)
As to module-kernel mismatch, that was fixed by adding -I/usr/src/linux/include
in the Makefile.
As far as data rates go - I have a Ezflyer and have just tested paride
- I got about 220KBytes/s on a 70MB test. Whether this is average or
above or below, I dont' know, also if the SparQ is faster, although I
think the port is the bottle neck here rather than the drive.
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