[Linux-parport] [PATCH/RFC] parport_pc: remove ancient, overeager quirk that disables EPP support on many chipsets

Jonathan Nieder jrnieder at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 16:35:31 EDT 2011

Adam Baker wrote:

> The code has sat around for a long time because when I first posted the patch 
> I got no feedback to indicate if anyone else was suffering from the bug and if 
> anyone else had hardware that exhibited the bug it was supposed to fix so I 
> didn't want to pursue submitting it. Over the years I have seen occasional 
> reports of users suffering from the problem but I no longer have any EPP 
> hardware to test it on.
> That's why I posted the mail that said if someone else can verify the patch is 
> still useful I'm happy for it to be submitted with my signed off by on it

Makes sense.  Thanks for explaining and thanks for your work, Adam.
Actually I think 3 years before a patch gets the attention it deserves
is not so bad --- it was mostly that the problem has been known since
1999 that bothered me. :)

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