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    On Wednesday, 5 December 2001 23.18, Tim Waugh wrote:
    > On Wed, Dec 05, 2001 at 10:54:26PM +0100, Jakob Kemi wrote:
    > > Since 2.4.14 the ieee1284 parport functions have worked improperly
    > > for some drivers (CPiA, W9966 and others). Joe
    > > <joeja@mindspring.com> was quick to find the failure. He said he was
    > > going to send the patch to you some week ago and maybe he already
    > > have. If it somehow got lost in an internet black-hole or something
    > > I try to also send it to you. It's just a one-liner which reverts to
    > > pre-2.4.14 behavior.
    >
    > I am the maintainer of this code. Why is this the first time that I
    > have seen this patch (or even heard of a problem report)? Marcelo,

    Dunno, It's been a couple of mails about it on the list, under the topic CPIA
    is broke and then later '2.4.14/2.4.15 cpia driver IS broke.. no its parport'

    > please don't apply it.
    >
    > The correct fix is to change:
    >
    > ctl &= ~(PARPORT_CONTROL_STROBE | PARPORT_CONTROL_INIT);
    >
    > so that it also turns off AUTOFD as well.
    >
    > I have several patches queued up for parport (see

    Nice, I hope it gets in before 2.4.17.


    > http://people.redhat.com/twaugh/patches/). It would be very helpful
    > to me if you could first send changes to me rather than Marcelo or

    Sounds good to me, I'll do that next time. It was just that I heard the 25 of
    nov. that the patch was sent by joe and I just wanted to make sure that it
    didn't dissapear in the noise.

    Regards,
    Jakob
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