Parallel IO port conflict (driver problem)

Shenli Zhu zhushenli2 at
Mon Sep 5 20:58:34 EDT 2011

Hi all,

I am reading "Linux device driver 3rd". I try to insmod the "short"
example(a example use parallel port).

But the port 0x378 is allocated to parport. And parport is used by
ppdev, parport_pc and lp.

Shall I rmmod all these 4 module to insmod "short"?


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