Bug 10932 - upgrading to pcmcia 3.1.13 or 3.1.14 crashes laptop
upgrading to pcmcia 3.1.13 or 3.1.14 crashes laptop
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: aboot (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 2000-04-20 01:06 EDT by peter
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-15 10:45:44 EDT
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Description peter 2000-04-20 01:06:21 EDT
With a fresh install of redhat 6.2 on a sharp actius 150 laptop, installing
pcmcia 3.1.13 or 3.1.14 causes problems. After compiling and installing the
the update and then rebooting the reboot proceeds normally until
it attemps to load the pcmcia subsystem. At that point lots of garbage
is continually printed to the screen. Occasionally this consists of
messages about interrupts, but usually it appears to be some kind of
dump that scrolls by forever.

If these updates are applied to a fresh install of Mandrake 7.0-2
everything works fine including the Lucent wavelanIEEE wireless drivers
that were the reason for updating the pcmcia package.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-04-20 11:02:59 EDT
You (most likely) need to turn off PnP in the PCMCIA config...
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2000-05-15 10:45:59 EDT
This problem appears to be resolved. Please reopen if I'm wrong.

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