Re: [PARPORT] SparQ problems

Grant R. Guenther (
Sat, 16 May 1998 09:16:53 -0400 (EDT)

> I have a SparQ 1.0 GB... and it too sometimes hangs the system... with a
> 2.1.101 kernel... i didn't comment out the SMP in the makefile... but u
> know how a SparQ powers down after u don't uses it for a certain amount of
> time... well... while it's powered down... i would go into the directory
> it's mounted in... do an ls -a -l... and this would of course power it
> back on... and then the system hangs... and i have to do a
> power-on-reset... i am not sure if it is the bios that powers down the
> SparQ after a period of inactivity... or if the SparQ does this by
> itself..

Read the comments at the beginning of pd.c - you can disable the "standby
mode" when you load pd.

Grant R. Guenther

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