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SubjectRe: linux-2.4.12 / linux-2.4.13 parallel port problem
In article <>,
Tim Waugh <> wrote:

| On Wed, Oct 24, 2001 at 04:53:56PM +0100, Dave Garry wrote:
| > modprobe verbose_probing=1 irq=7 gives exactly the same results.
| This turned out to be because parport_pc ignores a supplied irq when
| no io parameter is also supplied. 'io=0x378 irq=7' works fine.

Thank you... that sure doesn't jump out at someone, it generates no
error message, etc.

Question: is this intended behaviour? I would think that you would
normally want to just say irq=auto and let the driver find the io
address just as it does normally.

bill davidsen <>
His first management concern is not solving the problem, but covering
his ass. If he lived in the middle ages he'd wear his codpiece backward.
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