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Old 12-22-2003, 09:48 AM   #1
Flossie
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Installing a Zip Drive on Madrake Linux 9.1


I'm trying to Install a Parallel Port Zip Drive onto Linux Mandrake. I've attached the Drive to the Port and Started powered up the Box.

I expected Something to happen,Maybe I've been with Windows to Long, I went to the hardware section of the Madrake Control Center but could not see my new drive.

Is there something else I need to do before Linux is able to see this drive.

Hope someone cal help.

Flossie
 
Old 12-22-2003, 04:06 PM   #2
markjuggles
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Setting up the Zip Drive is also on my "To Do" list, but check this out:

http://tldp.org/HOWTO/ZIP-Drive.html

Windows is also unaware of the parallel port Zip Drive without proper drivers.

Let me know how it works out.

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