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Bug 81696 - modprobe pg with HP 7200e parallel port burner hangs system
Summary: modprobe pg with HP 7200e parallel port burner hangs system
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-01-12 23:20 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:49 UTC (History)
0 users

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 15:40:24 UTC

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Description Need Real Name 2003-01-12 23:20:51 UTC
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Description of problem:
I have a HP 7200i parallel port cd burner and am using the latest 2.4.18-19.8.0
kernel available.

Issuing modprobe pg hangs the system and the only solution is to turn off the
machine's power.

I connect up the burner using:

modprobe paride
modprobe epat
modprobe pg

If I ctrl+alt+F1 and issue:

modprobe pg verbose=2

This text repeats ad infinitum in the console window...

pg0: Completion stat=0x58 err=0x0 phase=1 timeout
pg0: Read 36 bytes

I had this problem with Debian woody and it was a problem the the epat module
which was subsequently fixed (see debian bug 166986).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Connect HP 7200i burner to parallel port
2. Switch to console with ctrl+alt+f1
3.modprobe paride
4. modprobe epat
5. modprobe pg

Actual Results:  The following text repeats in the console over and over:

pg0: Completion stat=0x58 err=0x0 phase=1 timeout
pg0: Read 36 bytes

Expected Results:  I expect the cd burner to be connected.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Need Real Name 2003-01-18 20:11:04 UTC
Typo. It's a 7200e not 7200i.

Comment 2 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:24 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project ( maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
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