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SubjectRe: PCMCIA Cards on 2.4.0
I used to have the same problem. Do you have ACPI enabled? Disabling it
fixed it for me (btw: it does seem to matter what kind of card you use.
I have only heard of networking cards causing trouble so far).

Jens

On Fri, Jan 19, 2001 at 01:59:28PM -0800, gmo@broadcom.com wrote:
> I have a similar problem with a Thinkpad 600e:
>
> The machine has RedHat6.2, and the original kernel
> (2.2.14-5) as well as every 2.4.0-test* kernel I've
> tried (test5, test9, test10 and test12) have had
> no trouble with the PCMCIA (actually Cardbus)
> card I use (a 3Com 3C575, but I don't think it
> has anything to do with the card itself).
>
> Well, 2.4.0 does not seem to be able to talk to
> the card. The first sign of trouble is the lines:
>
> cs: socket c13d4800 timed out during reset.
> Try increasing setup_delay.
>
> at the point where other kernels say instead:
>
> cs: cb_alloc(bus 5): vendor 0x10b7, device 0x5057
>
> and so the former does not seem to be able to access
> the card while the others are happy.
>
> All of this is with 2.4 kernels that include all the
> necessary pieces (no modules), which makes it harder
> to go change the setup_delay. I can make the PCMCIA
> stuff into modules, but the point is that neither
> setup_delay nor any other of the default values for
> the module parameters changed between test12 and
> release, so I'm not sure that it will really make
> a difference.
>
> One other thing I did try: If I eject and re-insert
> the card after the system is up, it then starts working.
> So I actually have a workaround, but I'd like to know
> what is really happening and how to fix it.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> TIA,
>
> Gmo.
>
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