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Fw: pcmcia and kernel info

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Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 14:29:58 -0300
From: João Paulo Vanzuita <joaopaulo@riseup.net>
To: gsjenkins@longview.net
Subject: Re: pcmcia and kernel info

On Tue, 1 Mar 2005 04:31:40 -0600
Stewart Jenkins <gsjenkins@longview.net> 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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