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Re: Freeze on PCMCIA insert



On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 16:30:31 -0700
Jeremy Nickurak <atrus@debian.spam.rifetech.com> wrote:

> I've been trying to get kernel 2.4.22 running properly on my Toshiba Satellite 2060CDS, with little success.
> 
> The system boots, and pcmcia-cs starts successfully, but insertion of my network card (3com 3c574_cs) causes a freeze, with only the message "".
> 
> This does not occur under woody's stock 2.2.20 kernel.
> 
> I'm new to laptops and PCMCIA, and don't really know how to go about probing this problem.
> 
> I would appreciate any suggestions on what could be the problem, things i might try to correct it, or laptop-newbie oriented readings that might help me understand this better.
> 
> /proc/pci:
> PCI devices found:
>   Bus  0, device   0, function  0:
>     Host bridge: Toshiba America Info Systems CPU to PCI and PCI to ISA bridge (rev 1).
>   Bus  0, device   7, function  0:
>     Communication controller: Lucent Microelectronics 56k WinModem (rev 1).
>       IRQ 3.
>       Master Capable.  No bursts.  Min Gnt=252.Max Lat=14.
>       Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xffefff00 [0xffefffff].
>       I/O at 0x2f8 [0x2ff].
>       I/O at 0x1c00 [0x1cff].
>   Bus  0, device   8, function  0:
>     VGA compatible controller: S3 Inc. ViRGE/MX (rev 6).
>       Master Capable.  No bursts.  Min Gnt=4.Max Lat=255.
>       Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xf8000000 [0xfbffffff].
>   Bus  0, device  11, function  0:
>     USB Controller: NEC Corporation USB (rev 2).
>       IRQ 11.
>       Master Capable.  Latency=64.  Min Gnt=1.Max Lat=21.
>       Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xf7fff000 [0xf7ffffff].
>   Bus  0, device  12, function  0:
>     Multimedia audio controller: ESS Technology ES1978 Maestro 2E (rev 16).
>       IRQ 11.
>       Master Capable.  Latency=64.  Min Gnt=2.Max Lat=24.
>       I/O at 0xff00 [0xffff].
>   Bus  0, device  16, function  0:
>     IDE interface: PCI device 1179:0102 (Toshiba America Info Systems) (rev 52).
>       Master Capable.  Latency=64.  Min Gnt=2.Max Lat=40.
>       I/O at 0x1800 [0x180f].
>   Bus  0, device  19, function  0:
>     CardBus bridge: Toshiba America Info Systems ToPIC95 (rev 7).
>       IRQ 11.
>       Master Capable.  No bursts.  Min Gnt=128.Max Lat=5.
>       Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0x10000000 [0x10000fff].
>   Bus  0, device  19, function  1:
>     CardBus bridge: Toshiba America Info Systems ToPIC95 (#2) (rev 7).
>       IRQ 11.
>       Master Capable.  No bursts.  Min Gnt=128.Max Lat=5.
>       Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0x10001000 [0x10001fff].
> 
> 
> /proc/ioports (because I've heard it referred to as a source of relevant information in similar problems via google):
> 
> 0000-001f : dma1
> 0020-003f : pic1
> 0040-005f : timer
> 0060-006f : keyboard
> 0070-007f : rtc
> 0080-008f : dma page reg
> 00a0-00bf : pic2
> 00c0-00df : dma2
> 00f0-00ff : fpu
> 0170-0177 : ide1
> 01f0-01f7 : ide0
> 02f8-02ff : Lucent Microelectronics 56k WinModem
> 0376-0376 : ide1
> 03c0-03df : vga+
> 03f6-03f6 : ide0
> 0cf8-0cff : PCI conf1
> 1800-180f : PCI device 1179:0102 (Toshiba America Info Systems)
> 1c00-1cff : Lucent Microelectronics 56k WinModem
> 4000-40ff : PCI CardBus #14
> 4400-44ff : PCI CardBus #14
> 4800-48ff : PCI CardBus #15
> 4c00-4cff : PCI CardBus #15
> ff00-ffff : ESS Technology ES1978 Maestro 2E
> 

Hi:

I own the very same machine (2060cds) and I had a very similar problem when
I first tried to install woody on it. My solution was to get and compile
the separate pcmcia-cs (outside the kernel) and that made it.

Hope it helps
hugo

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