From: Groepaz (groepaz_at_gmx.net)
Date: 2003-10-21 17:35:47
On Tuesday 21 October 2003 17:16, Spiro Trikaliotis wrote: > Hello Groepaz, > > On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 07:15:14PM +0200, Groepaz wrote: > > honestly, i neither know nor do i care. (although i believe there's an > > 8255 on the lpt card of my xt) > > > > what i know is that all pc-docs i have (admittedly not much) refer to it, > > and that programming it like these docs say always worked for me - across > > all and every pc i tried so far. > > I know, this was exactly what I had seen on every docu I saw "these days". > Anyway, in the cbm4linux packages at > > http://www.lb.shuttle.de/puffin/cbm4linux/cbm4linux-0.3.1.tar.gz > > there is the document > > cbm4linux-0.3.1/docs/misc/ibmlpt.txt > > (the original locations referred to in that article seem not to work > anymore) > > which tells us differently: That the original LPT was built discreetly > (74LS125, 74LS174, 74LS244, 74LS374) ooh...when did they start using integrated i/o chips then? i mean....it wouldnt be in every second docfile if it was never used :) gpz Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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