Re: (slightly OT:) Parallel port question

From: Groepaz (
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
> 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 wouldnt
be in every second docfile if it was never used :)


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