Re: [PARPORT] Re: lpr problems in 2.0->2.1?

Trond Eivind Glomsrød (
Mon, 9 Feb 1998 14:38:43 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 9 Feb 1998, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> >>For me, that has made the printer _really_ slow - the data is
> >>transferred in chunks, so the printer pauses for quite some time a
> >>few times for every page, while the same setup prints continually (and
> It' s very important to know at least if you are printing in polling
> or using interrupt.

Interrupt - I've tried specifying io only in conf.modules:

options parport_pc io=0x378

but that didn't help.

dmesg gives:

parport0: PC-style at 0x378, irq 8 [SPP,ECPPS2]
parport0: Printer, HEWLETT-PACKARD DESKJET 600
lp0: using parport0 (interrupt-driven).

> Try:
> tunelp /dev/lp0 -t 0
> but I don' t think this can fix your problems.

It didn't.

> You should also provide us your lp/parport log messages.

Cited earlier in this mail.

Trond Eivind Glomsrød   **

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