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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.17-pre4
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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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