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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4 Status / TODO page (Updated as of 2.4.0-test10)
Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > > Not unless it was fixed in test10 release. I have a PC LinkSys dual 10/100 and
> > > 56K card that will kill the machine if you physically pull it out no matter what
> > > cardctl/module steps are taken.
> > >
> > > It uses the ne2k and serial drivers.
> >
> > Part of that might be that serial doesn't support hotplug without
> > patching.
>
> Linksys rings a bell with an outstandng 2.2 lockup on pcmcia. I think this might
> be a driver bug ?

On 2.2.x, possibly.

On 2.4.x: 1) insert CardBus serial or modem card, that reports itself
as PCI_CLASS_COMMUNICATION_SERIAL. 2) modprobe serial, it sees and
registers the PCI serial port. 3) eject card, which serial.c doesn't
presently notice. ...

Jeff


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