Re: .98 lp.o not working, .97 OK

Gyula Matics (
Mon, 6 May 1996 14:40:21 +0200 (MET DST)

> lp.o just says "kernel: lp1 off-line" repeatedly. It does print something
> after a while (a page every few minutes) but it is useless.
> I tested again with .97 and it works OK.
> I load lp.o as a module, if it matters.
> BTW, lp.o is used in it's default (polling) mode. I never got it to work
> with interrupts (I tried to set "io=0,0x378,0 irq=0,7,0" and the startup
> message said "(irq = 7)" but I never saw one character printed. I did not
> yet search enough on this matter neither did I play with tunelp yet.

same here. it is printing a line in every tenth second or so.

now i tried tunelp -i 7
and printing works again

so, there is something with the polling mode.

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