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NAME ^

Device::ParallelPort::drv::linux - Standard linux hardware io access

DESCRIPTION ^

This is a basic driver that access the parallel port directly via standard io. This of course means that this script must be run as root (or setuid and all that involves).

CAPABILITIES ^

Operating System

Linux

Special Requirements

You must be root to run this code.

HOW IT WORKS ^

This code uses a c portion that compiles in a assembler macro to read and write (via the kernel) to the address directly.

COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright (c) 2002,2004 Scott Penrose. All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

AUTHOR ^

Scott Penrose scottp@dd.com.au, http://linux.dd.com.au/

SEE ALSO ^

Device::ParallelPort

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