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SubjectRe: [PARPORT] Re: IEEE 1284 development
On Wed, Dec 09, 1998 at 04:55:32PM +0100, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
>On Tue, 8 Dec 1998, Bjorn Ekwall wrote:
>>I plan to have an alpha version available for other people to see
>>sometime before Christmas.
>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.

>>If anyone else has already done something along these lines, PLEASE
>>tell me about it, so that I don't re-invent this particular wheel...
>The best place for this is linux-parport. You can find Tim's snapshots on
>Andrea Arcangeli
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