Subject: Re: Disk driver related problems?
To: NetBSD port-i386 <>
From: Mark White <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/22/2000 00:52:53
Manuel Bouyer writes:
> > > I don't think NetBSD supports DMA for the parallel port.
> > 
> > It's an ATAPI zip (they were cheaper at the time).
> Yes, but didn't you talk about parallel port in DMA mode (in BIOS) ?

Sorry, my brain was half asleep - yes, you're right.  Steve
Bellovin's suggestion of using the polling driver /dev/lpa0
has largely solved the spooling CPU usage problem.

Mark <><