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On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 05:17:07PM -0600, Peter Quackenbush wrote:
> I have a compaq armada m300 trying to configure a 3Com 10/100 LAN Cardbus.
> Model 3CCFE575BT.  I have tried to get pcmcia working on sarge, but to no
> avail.

It's supported by the 3c59x driver.  You *do* have that one, don't you?

> I would like it to work with dhcp. I have the same problem working
> with every kernel I've tried (even ones I've built myself.) Running
> /etc/init.d/pcmcia start activates the card and cardctl status and cardctl
> ident both show the correct card. lspci -v also shows it.

It's not controlled by PCMCIA.  Not without a lot of hackery.  It's
controlled by Kernel Card Services (most or all CardBus cards seem to be).
If that's not enabled in your kernel, it needs to be.  You need

> But when I run ifconfig, it only shows the loopback interface. I cannot
> get eth0 to show up.

It's there, it's just not configured yet.  You can see it if you explicitly
ask for eth0.

Install hotplug, read README.Debian, configure /etc/network/interfaces
appropriately, you're done.

I'd like to hear about it if you get yours to survive a suspend.  My 575 on
a Thinkpad 600E does not.  I have apmd eject it whenever the laptop goes to
sleep.  In fact, no CardBus cards do.

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             |     trans. Petr Beckmann (1971)

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