Tim Waugh (email@example.com)
Fri, 25 Sep 1998 14:24:52 +0100
> I guess so. If a driver really does claim the port and "never" release it
> again (meaning not unless you unload it or down the device) then there
> to be some way for it to tell parport about this so that it can return a
> "permanent failure" code from parport_claim.
I don't think parport_claim needs to be modified - just
- fail if there is already a device registered for exclusive access to this
- if trying to register for exclusive access, fail if any other devices.
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