Subject: Re: Disk driver related problems?
To: NetBSD port-i386 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mark White <email@example.com>
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.