2.6.x kernels & PCI-to-PCMCIA bridges

Pavel Roskin proski at gnu.org
Mon Feb 23 15:58:18 EST 2004


On Sun, 22 Feb 2004, jar wrote:

> Apparently there is no support for the PCI-to-PCMCIA bridges in the
> 2.6.x kernels, because the external pcmcia-cs package can't be used
> there.
>
> What is going to happen wlan cards that are based to PCI-to-PCMCIA
> bridges, like Compaq WL200 (Cirrus pd6729 chip) etc. ?
>
> Anyway I found Komuro's patch for 2.6.x (
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2004/2/1/15 ) which adds the pd6729 support to the
> 2.6.x kernel. Anybody tried it, any experiences ?

This is completely unrelated to hostap.  Please post about pure PCMCIA
problems to linux-pcmcia at lists.infradead.org

The PCMCIA maintainers are quite slow at applying some patches.  It makes
sense to encourage them by showing that you are interested in their work.

-- 
Regards,
Pavel Roskin



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