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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] pcmcia: Add disable_clkrun option
    OGAWA Hirofumi <> wrote:
    > Hi,
    > I received report that transmission of Realtek 8139 doesn't work. The
    > cause of this problem was CLKRUN protocols of laptop's TI 12xx CardBus
    > bridge.
    > And I remember that this problem had happened on Thinkpad before. In
    > the case, problem seems solved by similar workaround of sound/oss/cs46xx.c.

    What is a CLKRUN protocol and why do we need to disable it? Is it a
    hardware bug, or is the kernel malfunctioning in some way?

    > This patch adds "disable_clkrun" option as workaround of problem to
    > yenta_socket.

    We should add a MODULE_PARM_DESC as well, so users have some hope of finding
    this option.

    But what are the symptoms of the problem? How would a user know that he
    should try using this option?

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