Subject: Re: USB lpt and NOPRIME
To: None <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/09/2001 00:04:40
Jason R Thorpe wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 11:43:21PM +0100, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
>  > > Hm, I notice this with my Lexmark E310... Why do we reset the printer
>  > > on open, anyway?
>  >
>  > Because lpt does.  Maybe it's time to remove the reset?
> Sounds like a great idea.

In the name of backwards compatibility we could keep the code as it
is for lpt and ulpt, and just make the default devices, i.e., those named
lptN and ulptN, be the devices that do not reset.
Then it's only a question of changing the MAKEDEV scripts.


        -- Lennart