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Bug#409822: linux-image-2.6.18-4-vserver-686: pcmcia wireless card doesn't work until inserting usb ethernet

submitter 409822 vagrant+debianbugs@freegeek.org

On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 12:49:31AM +0100, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 05, 2007 at 10:53:06AM -0800, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> > Package: linux-image-2.6.18-4-vserver-686
> > Version: 2.6.18.dfsg.1-10
> > Severity: normal
> > 
> > so, i've got this old pcmcia wireless card, and the strange thing is
> > that it doesn't work until i insert a usb ethernet device. i don't know
> > what could be causing this behavior ... 
> Hi Vagrant,
> does this error still occur with more recent kernel versions?
> If you're running Etch, could you try to reproduce this bug
> with the 2.6.24 based kernel added in 4.0r4?

i haven't been using that machine for a while(lent it to some freinds), but i
could find it again, try with the 2.6.24 kernel, and then upgrade to lenny and
try with that, too.

though, now that i think of it, i may have done a fresh etch install and it may
have been working fine... apologies for being so vague.

if i don't come up with anything in a couple weeks, feel
free to close this bug. or just go ahead and close it.

live well,

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