Parport vs. parport_pc [2.1.48]

Colm Buckley (
Tue, 05 Aug 1997 15:59:28 +0100


Having just come from a bit of a battle with the new parport stuff, it
would appear that, if "PC-Style Hardware" (parport_pc) is enabled and
used as a module, the dependencies of lp, ppa etc. are incorrect; e.g. -
modprobing "lp" causes "parport" to be loaded, but not "parport_pc".
A manual hack of modules.dep, or a forced modprobe for parport_pc fixes
the problem, but both are somewhat inelegant.

Is there a more correct workaround?


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