Re: pcmcia taints kernel
On Monday 22 April 2002 22:05, you wrote:
> > I have a problem with my pcmcia drivers on Woody/kernel 2.4.17-686. I
> > installed the pcmcia-cs package, but not the pcmcia modules, since they
> > already included in the kernel. I know I have an i82365 chip, at least
> > always used to work before on various installations.
> > With the old 2.2.20 kernel pcmcia works fine, but when I switch to
> > 2.4.17, the module i82365 cant be installed/no such device. (tcic doesnt
> > work either).
> > The solution I found so far is to load the module yenta_socket on startup
> > (/etc/modules) and in /etc/default/pcmcia I have pcic=i82092. Now the
> > for my pcmcia networking card and pcmcia scsi card are loaded on startup
> > everything runs fine lateron, but on bootup I get the error message:
> Why are you trying to load i82092? afaik that isn't a valid choice.,
> I put PCIC = "yenta_socket" in mine. It works :-) but it has no grounding
> in any kind of documentation I've ever found!
Yes you are right, it was the yenta_socket module which put my pcmcia to
work, i82092 had nothing to do with is and is not needed.
I loaded it in /etc/modules, you via /etc/default/pcmcia. I have switched to
your method and lsmod shows neither i82365 nor tcic, which is strange.
Maybe someone can enlighten us what a yenta_socket is and why the i82365
module doesnt work anymore even though thats the one needed on other
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