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From: Tim Waugh <twaugh@redhat.com>
To: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
Cc: Steve Underwood <steveu@coppice.org>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: USB IEEE1284 gadgets and ppdev
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 16:09:15 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20020925150915.GM9457@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20020925150129.GC30339@kroah.com>

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On Wed, Sep 25, 2002 at 08:01:29AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:

> 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?

Well, it would mean that ppdev could use it.  I understand that only a
few functions of a normal parallel port could be implemented (read,
write, get status).

Alternatively I suppose I could get libieee1284 to grok /dev/usb/lp*.
Steve---would that solve the problem that you're running into?

Tim.
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  reply	other threads:[~2002-09-25 15:04 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
2002-09-25 15:09         ` Tim Waugh [this message]
2002-10-01 15:35           ` Steve Underwood
2002-10-01 16:23             ` Tim Waugh

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