Re: Parport and PLIP

Philip Blundell (
Wed, 30 Apr 1997 07:12:27 +0100 (BST)

On Wed, 30 Apr 1997, NIIBE Yutaka wrote:

> Sorry for late responce. PLIP doesn't work well in linux-2.1.36. The
> reason is PLIP needs normal interrupt. That is, it needs to call
> request_irq() with the argument flag 0 not with SA_INTERRUPT, so that
> bottom half can run after interrupts. However, in current scheme of
> parport_register_port(), it calls request_irq() with SA_INTERRUPT.
> Could you add some flag which enables PLIP specify no SA_INTERRUPT?

Yes, I know - I noticed that a few days ago. I hope to fix it soon.