Re: [PARPORT] Zip Drive...

Andrea Arcangeli (
Mon, 16 Mar 1998 20:49:19 +0100 (CET)

On Sun, 15 Mar 1998, Ryan Cornia wrote:

>It is powered on, and pluged in. This is the dmesg output -
>parport0: PC-style at 0x378, irq 7 [SPP,PS2,EPP,ECPEPP,ECPPS2]
>parport0: no IEEE-1284 device present.
>ppa: Version 1.39a
>scsi : 0 hosts.
>I changed it to be a module, and out-load with kerneld. I also checked the bios
>to make sure the parallel port is at 378/ irq 7. It is.
>Do I need to specify the parallel port TYPE? The lp module seems to load, but
>will never print.

Are you really sure that you have not hardware problems? You could also
try to switch to EPP only instead of EPP+ECP in the BIOS.

Andrea[s] Arcangeli

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