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SubjectRe: IPX and PCMCIA
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Citando Ricky Beam <jfbeam@bluetopia.net>:

> (don't ask why I activated IPX on my laptop)
>
> Kernel: 2.4.9 [Linus variety]
> Network Adapter: Intel EtherExpress 100 + 56k modem
>
> Here's an interesting bug(let)... load any old PCMCIA network adapater
> and
> then activate IPX. Then, rmmod the module without taking any steps to
> shutdown IPX. You end up with the interface (eth0) actually gone with
> IPX
> still hanging on to it -- that makes it very hard to delete IPX. The
> module
> is still loaded, however in the "deleted" state. And
> unregister_netdev()
> keeps spewing busy alerts to every tty.
>
> In my case, I have to shutdown the PCMCIA adapter before I suppend or
> the
> card will never come back up without physically removing it from the
> laptop.

I´m now away from my base, so I´ll only have time to work on this late next
week, but I´ll analyse this and try to see if I can come up with a fix,
thanks for the report. Oh, if somebody comes up with a fix in the meantime,
that would be great 8)

- Arnaldo
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