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    SubjectRe: Puzzeling 2.1 boot messages
    On Thu, 19 Mar 1998, Tim Waugh wrote:

    >On Thu, 19 Mar 1998, Marcus Berglund wrote:
    >
    >> 2.0.xx doesn't need to be told...
    >> Mr. Joe Computer user who upgrades to the soon to be 2.2 will be lost to
    >> why his parallel port doesn't work, and since he needs to do a lot of
    >> printing, he may just give up...
    >
    >It isn't possible detect the IRQ when the port's in SPP mode, but that
    >shouldn't stop anything from working (lp should revert to polling mode).
    >What exactly "refuses to work"?

    I just get waiting for response from printer (or similar) errors, timeouts
    with plip, you get the idea...

    And no auto-detection happens in any port mode, it just says that it's an
    SPP mode port, hardware problem?

    The difference between genius and stupidity
    is that genius has it's limits.
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