Re: [PATCH] staging: panel: remove duplicate code

From: Sudip Mukherjee
Date: Tue Apr 07 2015 - 10:21:33 EST

On Tue, Apr 07, 2015 at 04:14:59PM +0200, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> > > > > now. do you think it is worth that i pick up the code and modify
> > > > > it for our latest kernel and submit to Greg ?
> > > >
> > > > If you have some parport hardware, and want to take it on, that would be
> > > > great. The code needs a maintainer, and the apis are _really_ old and
> > > > messy, as you have found out.
> > > what kind of parport hardware will you suggest?
> >
> > No idea, go look at the drivers and code to figure that out.
> Not-so-old laptops used to have parport connectors for a while, and can be
> found at a very cheap price or even for free by now with dead batteries.
free laptop sounds good.. :)
where can i get some?

> A number of old mini-itx boards used to have a parallell port and were easy
> to hack on (eg: those with a jack power connector, onboard video and a PXE
> capable NIC to boot the freshly built kernel over the network). They're less
> easy to find though.
> If you want to run on your PC, you'll have to order a PCIe parallel port NIC
> I guess.
i already have pc with parallel port, and on that i check your panel
codes before sending. but here we were discussing about the required
hardware to test ppscsi module.

> Cheers,
> Willy
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