chris at chris-edwards.org
Mon Sep 20 11:16:05 UTC 2004
* John (dingo at coco2.arach.net.au) wrote:
> There should be a BIOS menu where you can specify IRQs to be reserved
> for ISA devices. Do so for the printer IRQ(s).
> It's designed to avoid conflicts such as this.
> You might also check your setting for PnP OS. I've been specifying that
> Linux is PnP since the advent of 2.4 kernels and it's always worked for me.
This laptop (a Dell Inspiron 600m) doesn't have any way to reserve IRQs,
and no option for selecting whether it's running a PnP OS. So for the
moment it looks like the only fix is to disable the parallel port.
Chris Edwards <chris at chris-edwards.org>
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