On Sat, 26 Jul 2003 03:12, Daan Vreeken [PA4DAN] wrote: > On Friday 25 July 2003 19:22, Mark wrote: > > Hello, > > > > Has anyone an idea how to set/unset a bit on a parallel port in freebsd > > 4.7? I installed Device::ParallelPort from CPAN (Perl 5.8.0), but that > > does nothing (seems made for linux). > > > > Or if someone could point me to a little c-source, that would be helpful > > too; all I need is to toggle a bit to switch a relay. > > Have a look at this piece of code if wrote : > http://vitsch.net/cgi-bin/gpl/cat.cgi/lampd/v1.0?lampd.c > It's a very small udp network daemon to control my roomlights over the LAN. > > Basically you need to open /dev/io to get io read/write permission, after > that you are free to bang all IO-ports you want. >
Generally you still need to be root or have root privilege to do this; but might vary with different FreeBSD releases. An alternative that may or may not suit your needs is ppi device access to parallel ports eg /dev/ppi0; try: # man ppi > grtz, > Daan Malcolm _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"