Re: parport IRQ detection (Was:[Fwd: Kernel 2.1.8x doesn't boot])

Kurt Garloff (
Fri, 27 Feb 1998 22:57:14 +0100

On Tue, Feb 24, 1998 at 06:44:06PM +0200, Jussi Laako wrote:

> Yes! I also found that I was using old style kernel parameter for parallel
> port (lp=0x378,7). I reread the documentation and sources and changed that to
> new style (parport=0x378,7 lp=parport0) and now it works fine. Now I feel very
> stupid... Dunno why it booted with old MB. Only cosmetic problem is that
> kernel autodetects parallel port to IRQ8 which it "never" can't be. Same
> autodetection failure with both MBs.

That's what happens here: The parport code detects the parport (0x378) but
gets the wrong IRQ:8. This is with a FIC-PA2010+ (VIA Apollo VPX) supporting

Kurt Garloff, Dortmund 
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