Scott Penrose

NAME

Device::ParallelPort::drv::linux - Standard linux hardware io access

DESCRIPTION

This is a basic driver that access the parallel port directly via standard io. This of course means that this script must be run as root (or setuid and all that involves).

CAPABILITIES

Operating System

Linux

Special Requirements

You must be root to run this code.

HOW IT WORKS

This code uses a c portion that compiles in a assembler macro to read and write (via the kernel) to the address directly.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2002,2004 Scott Penrose. All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

AUTHOR

Scott Penrose scottp@dd.com.au, http://linux.dd.com.au/

SEE ALSO

Device::ParallelPort