Steven Snyder (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 6 Jul 1998 13:09:12 -0500 (EST)
I'm currently using PARIDE on my RedHat v4.2 (kernel v2.0.34) system.
Rather than rebuild the kernel, I just use the drivers as loadable
modules. Works great with my parallel port-based CD-ROM drive.
On Mon, 6 Jul 1998, Stuart Jacobs wrote:
> Can anyone offer advice on using PARIDE on 2.0.30 Kernels. I am running
> Redhat 4.2 (2.0.30) on an IBM Thinkpad 380D along with Xi Graphics
> Accelerated X server. The Xi people Strongly recommend staying with 4.2
> for compatability with their X-server s/w. I want to attach a SyQuest
> SparQ drive to this machine.
> When I looked over the PARIDE web page
> http://www.torque.net/parport/paride.html it notes:
> "the PARIDE suite has been retrofitted into Linux 2.0.35. The version for
> 2.0.35 does not support port sharing, but is otherwise the same as the
> version found in 2.1.107. 2.0.35 has not yet been officially released,
> check Alan Cox's ftp area for the latest pre-release patches.
> Alternatively, Users of version 2.0 Linux kernels may download a set of
> patches which were prepared against 2.0.34, but should apply to most of the
> later 2.0 source trees."
> I do have experience doing kernel rebuilds as part of my work on mobile IP
> but am unsure about applying the pre-release patches to a 2.0.30 kernel.
> Stuart Jacobs CISSP
> Network Security
> GTE Laboratories
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> Waltham, MA 02254
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