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Parallel Port info?

is there a command so that i can se info about the parallel port, if there isn't a specific command for that is there a command so i can se info about the system and all ports and devices?

Thanx
/Nick
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Most Linux and BSD systems that I have used support the `dmesg` command that will give you vital information on your system.

The dmesg below is for my ports on a FreeBSD box:

Code:
sio0: configured irq 4 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
sio0 at port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x10 on isa0
sio0: type 8250
sio1: configured irq 3 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
ppc0: parallel port not found.

I have them turned off in the BIOS, hence not too much information about them other than I know they use an old 8250 UART.
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try $ dmesg | grep ppc0 or $ dmesg | grep sio0
its much more easier to look through rather then read all of those bunch information in dmesg. Give a try.

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