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2.\" lptcontrol - a utility for manipulating the lpt driver
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13.\" $FreeBSD: src/usr.sbin/lptcontrol/lptcontrol.8,v 1.12.2.6 2003/03/11 21:13:50 trhodes Exp $
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15.Dd September 3, 1994
16.Dt LPTCONTROL 8
17.Os
18.Sh NAME
19.Nm lptcontrol
20.Nd a utility for manipulating the lpt printer driver
21.Sh SYNOPSIS
22.Nm
23.Fl i | p | e | s
24.Op Fl d Ar device
25.Sh DESCRIPTION
26The
27.Nm
28utility is used to set either the interrupt-driven, extended or polling mode
29of individual
30.Xr lpt 4
31devices.
32When a printer is switched from
33a mode to another, this change will only take effect
34the next time the device is opened.
35.Pp
36Extended mode is anything the parallel port interface can support.
37For an
38ECP/ISA parallel port, it may be FIFO+DMA or ECP.
39.Pp
40The following command line options are supported:
41.Bl -tag -width indent
42.It Fl i
43Turn on interrupt-driven mode.
44.It Fl p
45Turn on polled mode.
46.It Fl e
47Turn on extended mode.
48.It Fl s
49Turn on standard mode, i.e. turn off extended mode.
50.It Fl d Ar device
51Set the mode of the printer device specified by
52.Ar device .
53The default value for
54.Ar device
55is
56.Pa /dev/lpt0 .
57.El
58.Pp
59One of
60.Fl i , p
61or
62.Fl e
63must be specified.
64.Sh FILES
23e12d00 65.Bl -tag -width /sys/config/GENERIC -compact
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66.It Pa /dev/lpt?
67printer devices
68.It Pa /dev/lpctl?
69printer control devices
23e12d00 70.It Pa /sys/config/GENERIC
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71kernel configuration file
72.El
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73.Sh SEE ALSO
74.Xr lpt 4
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75.Sh HISTORY
76The
77.Nm
78utility
79first appeared in
80.Fx 1.1.5
49781055
SW
81.Sh AUTHORS
82.An Geoffrey M. Rehmet
83.Sh BUGS
84Sure to be some.