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 From:  Fred Wright <fw at well dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] LCD Support
 Date:  Tue, 12 Aug 2003 22:12:32 -0700 (PDT)
On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Gianfranco Risaliti wrote:

> >IIRC net45xx's don't have a parallel port.
> Net45xx is built with elan sc520 and it has a gpio interface inside,
> Soekris engineers have shared 14 pin of élan gpio into connector jp3

Although it's a 14-pin *connector*, only 8 *signals* appear on it.  And
two are shared with the "signal interface" of the power connector, so you
may need to avoid them if you want the other use available.

> You can configure gpio to switch on of their bit as a lpt port...

It has nowhere near enough signals to function directly as a parallel
port, although it would be possible to add some logic to implement a
parallel port using multiple reads and/or writes.

> #define MMCRBASE 0xFFFEF000

It's probably considered better form to access it via /dev/elan-mmcr,
though admittedly one needs to dig through more "documentation" to do it
that way.  If the mmcr driver supports mmap, only the setup would be

					Fred Wright