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From: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
To: Tim Waugh <twaugh@redhat.com>
Cc: Steve Underwood <steveu@coppice.org>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: USB IEEE1284 gadgets and ppdev
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 08:01:29 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20020925150129.GC30339@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20020925142757.GL9457@redhat.com>

On Wed, Sep 25, 2002 at 03:27:57PM +0100, Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 25, 2002 at 09:51:20PM +0800, Steve Underwood wrote:
> 
> > As far as I can tell there are only two USB drivers for USB-to-IEEE1284 
> > devices - USS720 for the USS720 device, and usblp for everything else. 
> > Is usblp supposed to hook into ppdev? Is there some other device driver 
> > I missed?
> 
> Not into ppdev; into parport.  It ought to use
> parport_register_port. (It doesn't, currently.)

I understand that the uss720 driver should register with parport, as it
is a USB to parallel port adapter, but the usblp driver should not, as
it is just a pass-through to a printer.  Do you see any advantage to
having usblp registering with parport?

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2002-09-25 14:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2002-09-24 15:22 Steve Underwood
2002-09-24 16:21 ` Tim Waugh
2002-09-25 13:51   ` Steve Underwood
2002-09-25 14:27     ` Tim Waugh
2002-09-25 15:01       ` Greg KH [this message]
2002-09-25 15:09         ` Tim Waugh
2002-10-01 15:35           ` Steve Underwood
2002-10-01 16:23             ` Tim Waugh

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