Begin forwarded message: Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 14:29:58 -0300 From: João Paulo Vanzuita <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: pcmcia and kernel info On Tue, 1 Mar 2005 04:31:40 -0600 Stewart Jenkins <email@example.com> wrote: > On Tuesday 22 February 2005 11:51 pm, João Paulo Vanzuita wrote: > > sorry about to mail again, but maybe 2.6.10 dont work on my laptop. > > > > - dell latitude cpx > > .ethernet controller: xircom cardbus ethernet 10/100 > > > > i instaled woody with 2.4.18, upgraded to unstable, compiled a new > > kernel(2.6.10). > > > > on 2.4.18 all works fine, i do lspci and can see pcmcia network card there, > > connect, etc. on 2.6.10 all works, less network pcmcia, have compiled the > > newest pcmcia-cs and no pcmcia card was found, using lspci i can see all > > adapters, less network card. > > > > trying 'ifconfig eth0 up' , got 'eth0: ERROR while getting interface flags: > > No such device' > > Ok, I have same laptop with the same pcmcia xircom ethernet card. I am > running Debian unstable with a self compiled 2.6.10 kernel from the Debian > unstable archive kernel-source-2.6.10_2.6.10-5_all.deb sources. > > If you want to use my .config file for your system, find it attached. It > should work. If you are compiling your own kernels, I don't need to tell you > what to do with the file. I do not use an initrd and compile a lot of stuff > into the kernel, so you could probably trim it down some. But if you want a > kernel that works with a Dell Latitude Cpx with the Xircom ethernet card, > then this one does a fine job. > > You may have post your /etc/network/interfaces file for us to see if it is > setup correctly. When I take my laptop out of suspend, from root, I issue > the command cardctl insert which turns the card back on, then I issue the > command /etc/init.d/networking restart and get an ip address and connect > to the local network. I am sure there is an easier way, but this is > relatively quick and works every time. I haven't had the desire to research > a more automatic way. > thanks for your help, but i already fix it. what i was doing wrong: don't choose xircom pcmcia module, and doesn't uping it. i was thinking like 2.4 and pcmcia-cs, kernel 2.6 works in a different way. > > -- > > Stewart... > > They took the fourth amendment and I was quiet because I didn't deal drugs > When they took the sixth amendment, I was quiet because I was innocent. > When they took the second amendment, I was quiet because I didn't own a gun > Now they've taken the first amendment, and I can say nothing about it.
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