David Campbell (email@example.com)
Mon, 19 Oct 1998 11:26:56 +0800
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Alan Cox)
Subject: Re: [PARPORT] Re: ppa and Red Hat Rawhide 1.1.0-1
> > That message SHOULD read:
> > "ppa: parport reports no parallel ports (try insmod parport_pc)".
> Which is wrong if they have it loaded, if they are not using a PC, or have
> a PC with a different species of port.
How about "No low level parallel port device modules found"?
"No low level device" sounds like the driver couldn't find the ZIP drive.
I think we can agree on one thing, we need to have something a little more
descriptive than what currently exists (hopefully enough to point them in the
The ppa driver has some implicit assumptions about the parallel port being
PC style, something I need to fix (perhaps in parport-scsi-0.02?).
Current project list:
a) Maintain Linux ZIP drivers (documentation needed)
b) Create Linux chipset specific parport drivers
c) Start on ParSCSI drivers (75% complete)
Any assistance to clearing this list most welcome
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