Subject: Re: Possible new device name
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jeremy Cooper <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/20/1997 18:34:19
On Mon, 20 Jan 1997, Kevin Van Maren wrote:

> > [ pp0 for parallel port name on sun3x ]
> I don;t think we need *more* names: just use lpt, and put it in a README
> for people upgrading from SunOS.

I thought about this, but lpt conjures up the image that it is a 'line
printer port', which isn't necessarily so - it's simply a parallel port,
although commonly used for printing.