RE: pcmcia card activation
Thanks a lot!
I'll give a try.
Van: Drew Parsons [mailto:email@example.com]
Verzonden: donderdag 15 februari 2001 14:46
Aan: 'Debian-Laptop (E-mail)
Onderwerp: Re: pcmcia card activation
On Thu, Feb 15, 2001 at 02:09:37PM +0100, Jan van Veldhuizen wrote:
> I am really a stupid newbie!!
> Now I've read that my xircom card is supported by pcmcia-cs, whatever that
> may be.
> But my installation notes from Debian do not tell me exactly what to do.
> Perhaps it does, but I can't find it.
> Which file must I edit, or what is the name of the configuration tool that
> can use to tell Linux which card I have, what the IP-number should be,
If you have both pcmcia-cs and pcmcia-modules installed, with the latter
compiled for the kernel you're using, your computer should locate your card
as soon as it's inserted, with no extra configuration required. You should
hear a high beep as soon as it goes in, and you can check in /var/log/syslog
that your computer identified the card properly (the xirc2ps driver will
probably be used for it). You'll see something like:
Feb 15 23:08:17 localhost cardmgr: socket 0: Xircom CEM56
Feb 15 23:08:17 localhost cardmgr: executing: 'modprobe xirc2ps_cs'
Feb 15 23:08:17 localhost anacron: Anacron 2.3 started on 2001-02-15
Feb 15 23:08:17 localhost kernel: xirc2ps_cs.c 1.31 1998/12/09 19:32:55
Feb 15 23:08:17 localhost cardmgr: executing: 'modprobe serial_cs'
Then, to use the card, you put the settings into /etc/pcmcia/network.opts.
The sample settings already there should be simple enough to follow,
hopefully. You'll want to pop the card out and reinsert, to make any new
network settings operative.
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