PCMCIA + recent Intel motherboards (Re: FYI: Debian & DWL-650P)
xfesty at computeraddictions.com.au
Mon Jun 28 13:51:44 EDT 2004
Pavel Roskin wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Jun 2004, AP-Research wrote:
>> <quote who="Aise Johan De Jong">
>>> The only minor problem I'm having is that the first time I try
>>> prism2_srec -gs wlan0 pm0101020.hex
>>> after I insert the card it usually doesn't succeed. However, after
>>> doing a
>>> few random things, like "hostap_diag wlan0" (which gives an error at
>>> this point), and/or "cardctl eject 0"+"modprobe hostap_cs"+"cardctl
>>> 0" and/or "/etc/init.d/pcmcia restart", it works.
> This may be a motherboard problem. In my case, similar problems were
> fixed by enabling PCI quirks for the motherboard.
Hmm - this is rather OT but I'm having trouble getting some Seano cards
w/hostap working under a Ricoh cradle in a Debian system at the moment;
it's a PCMCIA problem as I'm getting "unable to apply power" under 2.6
kernels, and "unable to map card memory" under 2.4 with any card I put
in it (32-bit or 16-bit).
The motherboard is the latest Intel Pentium 4 desktop board. If I take
the hard drive, PCMCIA cradle and Seano card and stick it into an Intel
Pentium 3 motherboard, everything works flawlessly.
I've asked around on the PCMCIA lists, unfortunately without much luck;
the thread is at:
Anybody here have any clues how I'd get it working (perhaps have crashed
into the same issue)? You mention 'motherboard quirks', where would one
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