utility is used to set either the interrupt-driven, extended, standard,
or polling mode of individual
When a printer is switched from
a mode to another, this change will only take effect
the next time the device is opened.
Extended mode is anything the parallel port interface can support.
ECP/ISA parallel port, it may be FIFO+DMA or ECP.
The following command line options are supported:
Turn on extended mode.
Turn on interrupt-driven mode.
Turn on polled mode.
Turn on standard mode, i.e., turn off extended mode.
| -d control_device
Set the mode of the printer control device specified by
The default value for
-e -, -i -, -p
must be specified.