Re: [PARPORT] Re: IEEE 1284 development

Tim Waugh (
Wed, 9 Dec 1998 21:00:01 +0000 (GMT)

On Wed, 9 Dec 1998, Nicolas Souchu wrote:

> >Tim has just implemented the IEEE 1284. For the IEEE 1284.3 things are a
> >bit more difficult since we' ll need to change the core parport_share code
> >(parport_claim() in particular).
> Couldn't the IEEE1284.3 standard be implemented as a regular driver? It
> would just share the port with others, at least with drivers that
> operate with the terminal peripheral of the daisy chain.

I don't see how that would work. The plan is that when you register a
device with parport, you tell it where it lives in the topology. Then,
when you claim the device, parport selects the relevant device on your


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