Re: Confliction between my device and printer

Alan Cox (
Wed, 27 Mar 2002 18:15:07 +0000 (GMT)

> problem. Now I am just wondering in Linux how can I
> check whether the parallel port resource is avaliable.
> I need to add that kind of code to my device driver.
> Thank you very much.

Use the parport api instead of banging directly on the hardware. That
supports the needed resource handling as well as isolating non PC
parallel weirdness. drivers/paride/.. has lots of examples
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