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SubjectRe: PCMCIA still doesn't work for 2.3.46-pre2


On Thu, 17 Feb 2000, Richard Gooch wrote:
> Daniel Egger writes:
> > How do I find out whether my card is a 16 or 32 bit one?
> > I believe it should be an 32 bit one because it's an 100/10 Mbit
> > NIC (Xircom Realport 100/10/56k (REM56G)) but it's dogslow like an
> > 16 bit one (max. 1 MB/s per ftp).
>
> I second the motion. I'd also like a way of probing to check. I don't
> like having to rely on the word of the bloke at the markets I bought
> it from.

It's really easy to check with newer kernels: CardBus cards (ie 32-bit
ones) will show up in /proc/pci, while PCMCIA (16-bit) will not.

Note that being CardBus doesn't mean it has to be _fast_. It just means it
can be.

Linus


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