Re: System freezes after starting PCMCIA
On Tue, Nov 21, 2000 at 11:07:36AM -0700, Hubert Chan wrote:
> >> The way you're writing sounds like if you start pcmcia what the card
> >> isn't in, then the system doesn't freeze. Is that right?
> Philipp> Yes. I somehow managed once to load the the tulip_cb module. But
> Philipp> ifconfig would not work then.
> So what happens if you start pcmcia without the card, then stick the card in,
> and run "cardctl insert" (as root)?
If I insert the card the system freezs. I can't type any command.
> I had to disable CardBus support in my BIOS. It wasn't a software thing. I
> don't remember what happened before I disabled it. I think that the PCMCIA
> modules just didn't recognize the controller and failed to initialize the card.
> If your BIOS has a setting for that, you can try changing it. It shouldn't be
> harmful, and if it still doesn't work, you can always change it back.
Unfortunaly my BIOS has no options for changing the Cardbus-stuff.