|VPO(4)||Device Drivers Manual||VPO(4)|
NAME¶vpo — parallel to SCSI interface driver
SYNOPSIS¶device vpo For one or more SCSI busses:
DESCRIPTION¶The vpo driver provide access to parallel port Iomega Zip and Jaz drives.
HARDWARE¶The vpo driver supports the following parallel to SCSI interfaces:
- Adaptec AIC-7110 Parallel to SCSI interface (built-in to Iomega ZIP drives)
- Iomega Jaz Traveller interface
- Iomega MatchMaker SCSI interface (built-in to Iomega ZIP+ drives)
USAGE¶The driver should let you use a printer connected to the drive while transferring data. DOS and FreeBSD file systems are supported. When mounting a DOS file system or formating a FreeBSD file system, check the slice of the disk with the fdisk(8) utility. In order to unixify a ZIP disk, put the following in /etc/disktab:
zip|zip 100:\ :ty=removable:se#512:nc#96:nt#64:ns#32:\ :pa#196608:oa#0:ba#4096:fa#512:\ :pb#196608:ob#0:bb#4096:fb#512:\ :pc#196608:oc#0:bc#4096:fc#512:
SEE ALSO¶da(4), lpt(4), ppbus(4), ppc(4), scsi(4)
HISTORY¶The vpo manual page first appeared in FreeBSD 3.0.
AUTHORS¶This manual page was written by Nicolas Souchu.
BUGS¶During boot, the driver first tries to detect a classic ZIP, then a ZIP+. The ZIP+ detection is intrusive and may send erroneous characters to your printer if the drive is not connected to your parallel port.
|December 14, 2004||Debian|