John (J5) Palmieri
johnp at redhat.com
Mon Nov 14 06:49:29 PST 2005
On Mon, 2005-11-14 at 15:23 +0100, Pozsar Balazs wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 13, 2005 at 05:09:16PM -0500, John (J5) Palmieri wrote:
> > As for parallel printers I think they
> > are mostly a lost cause since you need a bi directional parallel cable
> > and you need to probe.
> HAL already does polling on storage devices, I do not see why would it
> be a problem to poll parallel ports.
Because it could produce weird results on certain hardware. Even on
storage devices polling can cause problems but I think there we only
poll on a certain category of devices (i.e. you plug in a card reader,
we start polling it).
John (J5) Palmieri <johnp at redhat.com>
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