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SubjectRe: Repeatable hang on boot with PCMCIA card present
On Mon, 18 Sep 2006 23:37:52 -0400
Dmitry Torokhov <dtor@insightbb.com> wrote:

> On Monday 18 September 2006 22:09, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Sat, 16 Sep 2006 15:03:31 +1000
> > tarka@internode.on.net (Steve Smith) wrote:
> >
> > > [I sent the following to the person responsible for the patch but
> > > haven't heard anything so I assume he's unavailable...]
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > With recent kernel releases I have started seeing consistent hangs
> > > during boot when a PCMCIA card is present in the slot (the card in
> > > question is a Linksys wireless-B card). The symptoms are:
> > >
> > > If the card is present during boot an error of "Unknown interrupt
> > > or fault at EIP ..." appears.
> > >
> > > If the card is not present there is no error.
> > >
> > > The card can be plugged-in post-boot without problems.
> > >
> > > Using git-bisect I have narrowed down the error to one commit, namely
> > > "use bitfield instead of p_state and state". The commit# is
> > >
> > > e2d4096365e06b9a3799afbadc28b4519c0b3526
> > >
> > > However I am still seeing this problem with the latest -RC releases.
> >
> > Thanks for doing that.
> >
> > Damn, that was a huge patch. Have you been able to grab
> > a copy of the oops output? It would really help. Even a photo of
> > the screen..
> >
>
> Hmm, not sure why you CCed me unless you remembered I have Inspiron 8100.

oop, I get my Dominiks and Dmitrys mixed up for some reason, sorry.

> What chipset does that Linksys card use? I just tried one of my PCMCIA
> cards with orinoco_cs and it booted fine on today's pull from Linus...
>
> --
> Dmitry
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