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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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