Parallel Port Pin driver for Linux 2.6: ppin
This kernel module will register the
/dev/ppin (10, 151)
device which controls up to eight pins through the first parallel port.
Please note that documentation is mostly lacking at the moment. Use the source, luke!
Controlling the pins is as easy as
where num is 0 to 7 and state is one of
echo num state >/dev/ppin
switches the 3rd pin on.
echo 3 on >/dev/ppin
You can read the status of the pins with
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
Alexander Barton, firstname.lastname@example.org (for Linux 2.6, 2009)
This work is heavily(!) based on the
devled driver written by
Konstantinos Natsakis, email@example.com,
for Linux 2.2/2.4.
At the moment, there are no distribution archives available, the
complete source code is stored in a GIT repository. You can access
the repository using the
or use the following command to clone it:
git clone git://arthur.barton.de/ppin.git