I have that same Xircom adaptor, and the same problem when I suspend
and resume via apm, i.e., the network adaptor stops working. This
also happens with an Aironet wireless ethernet adaptor, making me
believe it is a Sony Vaio/apm problem rather than an apm/Xircom
problem. The suggestion that I tried was to put APM=eject in
/etc/pcmcia/apm.opts. It might work for you, though it did not for
On Sep 30, Michael Dickey (email@example.com) wrote:
> I'm having a couple of problems with networking, both dialup and LAN.
> First: Network adapter is Xircom CBE 10/100 + 56K modem - no problems
> with that except that when APM shuts down the computer, it shuts off
> the pcmcia card, and the only way I can figure out to get it started
> is a remoot - less than ideal.
> Second, following the advice of one of the books I was reading, I installed
> "dummy" network adapter module when building the system - now it is the
> default, and I can't get rid of it. How do I get eth0 initialized properly
> when I start up the computer?
> Last, I can't figure out all of the dialup options - wvdial, diald, etc.
> I have been able do dial my ISP with wvdial and gotten connected & received
> an IP address, but the connection was not useable - no DNS info, or what,
> I don't know.
> I don't mind doing the reading if someone can point me in the right direction
> for these issues...
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