[CentOS] What's up with the mailing list?

Sun Oct 16 13:57:22 UTC 2011
Lorenzo Martínez Rodríguez <lorenzo at lorenzomartinez.es>

El 16/10/11 14:37, Patrick Lists escribió:
> On 10/16/2011 10:39 AM, Lorenzo Martínez Rodríguez wrote:
>> I had no trouble with panics booting new CR kernel either, but detecting
>> my PCI-e parallel port
>> http://www.spinics.net/lists/centos/msg119673.html. The worst is nobody
>> has given even any clue related to it.
> I have not seen a parallel port in years or a device needing a parallel
> port. I did not even know a PCI-e parallel card existed. Perhaps people
> just don't know what the problem is or can be bothered with technology
> from the eighties.
> If you need it for a printer then why not get a usb<->parallel cable:
> http://www.lindy.co.uk/usb-to-parallel-printer-port-adapter-cable-15m/42882.html
> Maybe this is the difference
Following your link I only see "Compatible with Windows 
ME/2000/XP/Vista/7" Are you sure it will work with CentOS 6? I don't use 
it for print anything, but just to switch on my own home alarm as I 
wrote here: 
Sorry, it is in spanish, that's my language :) Give it a try with some 
online translation service.

>> between RHEL and CentOS. If I was a RHEL licensed user, RedHat support
>> staff at least would answer saying anything.
> If everybody who does *not* know the answer to a question would answer
> "saying anything" as you suggested then this mailing list would generate
> a gazillion messages per day and become completely useless because of
> the gazillion "I don't know" answers.

If you don't expect anything from somebody, and you receive anything,... 
it would be very pleasant. Since I belong to this list, the only topic 
with 0 answers was my question. Is it so difficult?
> If that parallel card is so important to you then why don't you buy a
> Red Hat subscription? At the end of the day you get what you pay for...
Don't think I have thought it before!
> Regards,
> Patrick
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