Re: Parport numbering

Philip Blundell (
Sat, 16 May 1998 17:04:15 +0100

>I don't see the problem with Phil's suggested scheme, i.e. putting
>"options lp parport=auto" in your modules.conf, and getting the IEEE probe
>to sort it out.

Well, the obvious problem is that a lot of printers aren't IEEE-1284 capable
and you can't probe them.

>However, I agree that it would be nice if port numbers were re-used. I've
>re-implemented your patch a bit more neatly below.



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