Re: 2.4 kernel, problems shutting down eth0 interface
On Friday 19 January 2001 15:50, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Yesterday I compiled a 2.4 kernel using make-kpkg. All seems to have gone
> well. I used the pcmcia features in the kernel, and chose not to
> separately compile pcmcia modules. All seems to work well, I boot fine,
> start up pcmcia fine, get a dhcp address fine. However, I do have one
> problem, I can't shut down or reboot without cutting the power to the
> laptop. When I try, I get the following error:
> "Shutting down PCMCIA services: cardmgrunregister_netdevice waiting for
> eth0 to become free. Usage count = 0"
I always have to eject my PCMCIA or CardBus network card before attempting to
suspend. As far as I recall I had this problem on 2.2 kernels too.
I have read reports about people configuring their APM daemons to unconfigure
their network device before suspend which can apparently solve such problems.
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