> Can anyone tell me why pd.o depends upon paride instead of epat.o. I'm
> trying to setup my conf.modules and the options as follows:
> options pd drive0=0x378,0,0,-1,0,1,0,-1
The same reason that (for instance) lp depends on parport, not parport_pc.
There are lots of chips out there, and EPAT is only one of them. pd only
needs PARIDE, and PARIDE needs a driver like epat.o.
> It works great as long as I manually change what pd.o depends on in
> modules.dep. Is there a way I can permenatly change the dependancy?
Use a post-install rule for paride in modules.conf (conf.modules):
post-install <module name> <action>
post-install paride modprobe epat
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