kern/113856: PLIP (parallel port IP) dead on 6.2, dead since prob. 4.11

Julian Stacey jhs at berklix.org
Tue Jun 19 16:00:11 UTC 2007


>Number:         113856
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       PLIP (parallel port IP) dead on 6.2, dead since prob. 4.11
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       high
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Quarter:        
>Keywords:       
>Date-Required:
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Jun 19 16:00:08 GMT 2007
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     Julian Stacey <jhs at berklix.com>
>Release:        FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE i386
>Organization:
http://berklix.com
>Environment:
System: FreeBSD generic.js.berklix.net 6.2-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE #1: Tue Mar 13 23:18:32 CET 2007 jhs at berklix.org:/usr2/release/6.2-RELEASE/src/sys/i386/compile/GENERIC i386


	
6.2 Standard old laptop. Works fine with 4.11 PLIP, PLIP dead on 6.2
>Description:
	
	See patch & web archive of mail
>How-To-Repeat:
	
>Fix:
	Apply patch to document its broken.
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Appended 2nd half of http://berklix.com/~jhs/src/bsd/fixes/FreeBSD/src/gen/share/man/man4/lp.4.REL=ALL.diff

*** old/src/share/man/man4/lp.4.old	Tue Jun 19 17:05:22 2007
--- new/src/share/man/man4/lp.4	Tue Jun 19 17:16:48 2007
***************
*** 39,45 ****
  .Dt LP 4
  .Sh NAME
  .Nm lp
! .Nd printer port Internet Protocol driver
  .Sh SYNOPSIS
  .Nm ifconfig
  .Ar plip0
--- 39,45 ----
  .Dt LP 4
  .Sh NAME
  .Nm lp
! .Nd Broken printer port Internet Protocol driver
  .Sh SYNOPSIS
  .Nm ifconfig
  .Ar plip0
***************
*** 50,55 ****
--- 50,72 ----
  .Cd "device plip"
  .Cd "device ppc"
  .Sh DESCRIPTION
+ .ft B
+ This is broken on 6.2-RELEASE. Last seen working on 4.11-RELEASE.
+ .br
+ .ft R
+ .in +2
+ .nf
+ Reported By "Julian Stacey" <jhs@@berklix.org>,
+ Confirmed By ghozzy <ghozzy@@gmail.com>
+ http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?200706081556.l58FuQpn028946
+ http://www.berklix.com/~jhs/hardware/laptops/#plip
+ Message-id: <200706091602.l59G2psm042173 at fire.jhs.private>
+ List-id: Technical Discussions relating to FreeBSD
+ List-archive: <http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-hackers>
+ Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2007 18:02:51 +0200
+ .in -2
+ .fi
+ 
  The
  .Nm
  driver allows a PC parallel printer port to be used as a
=====
See Also 
	http://www.berklix.com/~jhs/hardware/laptops/#plip

	

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