Re: [PARPORT] Re: Patch in 2.1.105

Andrea Arcangeli (
Tue, 9 Jun 1998 12:57:04 +0200 (MET DST)

On Tue, 9 Jun 1998, Philip Blundell wrote:

> >I added some checks and a comment to your patch, also why to initialize
> >the ECR to 0xc and not to 0x0?
> Because if there is no ECR, you will write to the standard control register.
> Writing zero there will assert INIT to the printer which as we know from
> previous experience causes users to worry.

Woops, right, so we write 0xc in the SPP detection routine and then when
we will be sure that the ECR exists we will initialize it to 0.

Andrea[s] Arcangeli

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