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Re: Iomega Zip installation (post-RTFM)



On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 06:07:26AM -0400, NS Kandah wrote:



I tried this and got the same results....

Is there a way of checking if the kernel is compiled with zip support?
I didn't have to recompile last time, and I figured it was a default thing 
now.

I have kernel 2.2.12-20, if that matters.

Andrew





> I put the line alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc in my /etc/conf.modules
> file, and behold upon insmod'ing ppa, my zip drive worked. Of course this
> was after recompiling the kernel for zip drive support.
> 
> Nabeel
> 
> On Tue, 23 May 2000, Andrew Eichmann wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I upgraded from RH 5.something to 6.1 and I am now unable to load the 
> > module for my 100MB parallel-port Zip drive, where ``insmod ppa'' had 
> > worked before.  After searching this list's archives I did some more 
> > troubleshooting, and it seems that ``modprobe ppa'' complains about 
> > the device being busy when there are no other modules loaded.  I have 
> > no printer -- no other external perpherals at all, in fact.  Could this be 
> > some kind of hardware snafu?  
> > 
> > The output of the relevant checks performed immediately after reboot
> > <cough> follows.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Andrew Eichmann
> > 
> > [root werich gibby]# cat /proc/modules 
> > [root werich gibby]# /sbin/modprobe ppa
> > /lib/modules/2.2.12-20/scsi/ppa.o: init_module: Device or resource busy
> > parport: Device or resource busy
> > [root werich gibby]# cat /proc/modules 
> > parport_probe           2980   0 (autoclean) (unused)
> > parport                 7124   0 [parport_probe]
> > [root werich gibby]# cat /proc/devices 
> > Character devices:
> >   1 mem
> >   2 pty
> >   3 ttyp
> >   4 ttyS
> >   5 cua
> >   7 vcs
> >  10 misc
> >  29 fb
> >  36 netlink
> > 128 ptm
> > 136 pts
> > 162 raw
> > 
> > Block devices:
> >   1 ramdisk
> >   2 fd
> >   3 ide0
> >   9 md
> >  22 ide1
> > [root werich gibby]# 
> > 
> > 
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