Parrell Zip Drive Setup

How would I setup a parrell zip drive setup?
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barreroCommented:
It's easy... just recompile your kernel (or compile the module).... to add the support for Parallel ZIP... and it's done.

Look for something like this one:
      SCSI_PPA

To add parallel Scsi support, and use it to mount your ZIP (It will be seen from the OS as a normal scsi disk)

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aa0naCommented:
add this to conf.modules

alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
alias scsi_hostadapter ppa
options ppa parport_probe
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undertainmentAuthor Commented:
I'm new to linux how do I configure the kernel?
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aa0naCommented:
I'm using redhat 6.x and helped my friend who did not have to recompile his kernel for this to work.

1.  I added these lines to my friends /etc/conf.modules files.

alias block-major-8 ppa
alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
alias scsi_hostadapter ppa
options ppa parport_probe

2.  I may be a little wrong on the files but try that and reboot.  On the boot up you should see it go out and probe for a parport device like a zip.

3.  if this does not work, I'll double check on my friends linux system and get back to you.

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