Re: [PARPORT] parport-arca-11 avaible

Matthias Welwarsky (
Sun, 27 Sep 1998 15:54:22 +0200

Tim Waugh wrote:
> Does the hfmodem really need exclusive access to the port? Also, was I
> right in assuming that the Baycom hamradio drivers were what started all
> the exclusion stuff?

Yes, it needs exclusive access. hfmodem uses a parallel port pin to key
up an eventually attached hf transmitter. no way to share a port used in
that manner.

And Yes, your assumption on the BayCom hamradio drivers having started
the exclusion feature is correct :-)


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