Re: [PARPORT] PARIDE and Freecom Power
Sat, 18 Jul 1998 22:26:48 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Hubert

> I cannot get my old Freecom Power to work with Paride (as of 2.0.35).
> After loading paride.o and frpw.o, the loading of pcd always gives me a
> "Device or resource busy". There's no lp support or any other parallel
> port device used.
> I just tried with the old pwcd.o and it works like a charm. BTW: This is
> one of the very old drives that do not need to get initialized by their
> DOS driver.
> Any hints what to try? Any information you would like to see?

Please load pcd with the verbose=1 option and send me the resulting
kernel log messages. (dmesg output is fine.)

One thing to try is to force the port delay to a higher value. There
shouldn't really be too much difference between fprw and the old pwcd,
except for EPP support. The CD driver part (pcd) has changed a lot,

Grant R. Guenther

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