IO Device Configuration

The parameters in this screen are for advanced users only. You do not need to change the values in this screen because these values are already optimized.

The I/O Device Configuration screen assigns resources to basic computer communication hardware.

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility


I/O Device Configuration

Item Specific Help

Configure parallel port Using options:

Parallel Port: [Enabled] Mode: [Bi-direction] Base I/O address: [378] Interrupt: [IRQ 7]

  • Disabled] No configuration
  • Enabled] User Configuration
  • Auto] BIOS or OS chooses configuration
  • OS Controlled) Displayed when Controlled by OS

F1 Help Select Item F5/F6 Change Values Esc Exit Select Menu Enter Select > Sub-Menu

F9 Setup Defaults F10 Save and Exit

The following table describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings.




Parallel Port

Enables or disable the parallel port. The parallel port is a PnP device. Enabled/Disabled setting won't affect the Windows Device Manager setting of the parallel port. Help: [Enable]: User configuration [Disable]: No configuration

Enabled or Disabled

Mode: Sets operation mode of the parallel port. Only set the parallel post operation mode in BIOS setup. If set to be ECP mode, the Windows will assume the parallel port as the ECP port.

Bi-directional, Output only, EPP, ECP

Base I/O address: If operation mode is set to Base I/O address, sets the base I/O address of the parallel port.

378, 3BC, 278

Interrupt: If operation mode is set to interrupt, sets the interrupt request of the parallel port.


NOTE: When the device is disabled, all the sub-items will be hidden.

NOTE: When the device is disabled, all the sub-items will be hidden.

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  • mispa
    how to configure an input/output device
    9 years ago

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