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SubjectWhere is apa1480_cb gone?
Hi all on linux-kernel!

Is it true that the PCMCIA Cardbus Adaptec SlimSCSI 1480A/B
support is removed from kernel?

how can use such a card?

On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Aurelien Jarno wrote:

> Le Mardi 20 Aoűt 2002 12:58, vous avez écrit :
> > Hi all!
> >
> > Please help, I have a notebook + Adaptec SlimSCSI 1480A Cardbus
> > PCcard.
> >
> > I have debian sid uptodate
> >
> > If I compile a custom kernel with kernel-package, although the driver
> > is listed in Documentation/Configure.help, I cannot choose it with
> > *config.
> >
> > If I write it in by hand CONFIG_?_APA1480=m, it doesn't compile, and
> > I cannot find the .c source file neither. Nor in 2.4.18.
> >
> > kernel-package 8.007
> > kernel-source-2.4.19-1
> > kernel-patch-freeswan 1.96-1.2
> > kernel-patch-mppe 1.1-1
> > kernel-patch-2.4-grsecurity 1.9.6-1
> > kernel-patch-preempt-2.4 20020620-2
> >
> > Can you help where this driver has gone?
> > maybe some of the patches removes?
> You can try to remove the patches to see if it come from one of them.
> However, I checked in kernel-patch-preempt-2.4, and it doesn't come
> from it.
>
> > maybe it's removed from mainstream?
> It seems it is the answer. On a fresh untared vanilla 2.4.19 kernel,
> there is the option in the documentation, but the .c source doesn't
> exist.
> However looking up in drivers/pci/pci.ids, you can see that the
> APA-1480 and AIC-1480 are the same PCI card. Morever looking in
> drivers/scsi/aic7xxx/aic7xxx_pci.c, there is a function named
> ahc_apa1480_setup.
> I suggest you to try to enable the module "Adaptec AIC7xxx support" in
> "SCSI support ---> SCSI low-level drivers ---> Adaptec AIC7xxx support".
>
> - Aurelien
>

well, I have that module compiled , but when I insert the card it doesn't
load or if I load by hand it doesn't find the card.

any idea?

thanks!

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