Re: ARA & QuickCam & Printer port: THE SOLUTION

John Harrison (
Tue, 17 Jan 1995 16:06:09 -0500

i think if you are using ethernet, your printer port is still active (some
wierd mac thing...) the work around i had to do was to put my modem on the
printer port and tie the camera to the modem port, )ethernet on the
ethernet port) Otherwise the printer port is still held open.

>Go to the Network control panel.
>Select "remote only".
>This will free up the printer port, as it will no longer be "in use" by
>This is not "new" and Connectix doesn't have to change anything. This has
>been part of ATRA since 1.0.
>Similarly, if you are using EtherTalk (say you have an ISDN etherbridge or
>similar connection to the Internet) your printer port will be available.
> Christopher Davis * <> | "It's 106 ms to Chicago, we've got a full
> | disk of GIFs, half a meg of hypertext,
> * MIME * PGP * WWW * [CKD1] * | it's dark, and we're wearing sunglasses."
>Save swap space: gzip /proc/[0-9]* | "Click it." -- <>

John Harrison
Personal Systems Marketing Manager 408-721-4098