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Re: Any USB-connected parallel port devices in use?

From: Mark LaPierre <marklapier_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Oct 15 2011 - 19:48:04 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On 10/13/2011 04:10 PM, Geoffrey Leach wrote:
> My parallel-port printer is connected via a Belikin parallel-port-to-
> USB connector. Worked fine in F14, completely broken in F15. Bugzilla
> discussion (742398) places the blame on the driver (uss720) for those
> converters, and there the problem sits.
> I'm curious if there's anyone out there that has a similar setup, and
> what your experience might be.

I tried to use a USB to parallel cable once with a new mother board that
didn't have a parallel port on board. No joy.

The I bought a parallel port IDE card. No joy there either. I ended up
reinstalling the old MB to get the printer working again.

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