Re: [PARPORT] RedHat rant - late followup

Thomas Good (
Sun, 1 Nov 1998 15:15:32 -0500 (EST)

On Sun, 1 Nov 1998 wrote:

> Returning to Slackware, you should be able to build a 2.0.36 kernel
> with support for PARIDE, pcd and bpck, and make a boot disk from that.
> I don't know if Pat's root image contains the PARIDE device nodes, so
> you may need to mknod /dev/pcd0 yourself from a root shell.
> If you have a channel to Pat, I'd be happy to work with him to sort out
> any problems he has with PARIDE, and to test his installers. Unfortunately,
> I've never succeeded in making e-mail contact with him.

Grant and Alan -

Thanks fellas. I'll mention this to Patrick. He has a laptop and has
indicated this is something he'd like to have in slackware...


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