On Fri, Mar 09, 2007 at 08:25:34PM +0100, Milan Knizek wrote: > A search on google revealed that it is possible to switch the port mode > to "extended polling" by command "lptcontrol -e -d /dev/lpt0". Then, the > printer worked normally. > > "ltpcontrol" supports only connected (and powered on) printers, which is > usually not the case during boot, and it must be run with root privileges. > > My question: how do I set the default port mode to "extended polling" instead > of "iterrupt driven" during the boot process?
You have to add the setting to /boot/device.hints. See http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/freebsd/#parport Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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