pcmcia-cs support in CVS?
david.goodenough at btconnect.com
Wed Jan 7 07:30:27 EST 2004
On Monday 05 January 2004 12:11, David Goodenough wrote:
> On Monday 05 January 2004 11:27, Roy Badami wrote:
> > > I replaced CardServices() calls with matching pcmcia_*() functions
> > > just a week or so ago. Apparently, the external pcmcia-cs modules do
> > > not provide the new functions. You might be able to "fix" this be
> > > reverting changes in rev 1.47 of driver/modules/hostap_cs.c in the
> > > CVS.
> > Thanks, I'll give this a try.
> > > so I'm kind of prepared to "officially" drop support for the
> > > external pcmcia-cs modules in the development branch of Host AP
> > > driver (stable branch and 0.1.x versions would still work with
> > > external modules). Are there good reasons not to do this?
> > Well, obviously I'd like support to stay, since I can't get the kernel
> > stuff to work with my hardware :-/
> > I'm probably in a rather small minority, though, and you won't be the
> > only one to do this (eg AFAIK the prism54 driver is only supported
> > with kernel PCMCIA)
> > -roy
> Curiously I am having a problem with the Debian setup of the hostap
> package (which is realise is not really the province of this list) whereby
> it works quite happily with the 2.4 kernel with the kernel pcmcia
> support, with the 2.6 kernel it insists that it needs the external
> pcmcia support. This happens when doing all the compiles etc using
> the proper Debian make-kpkg etc.
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Just a quick followup to day that this seems to have been a Debian
packaging fault, which I notice in the latest changelog is now fixed.
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