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Bug 109844 - memory_cs module missing
memory_cs module missing
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pcmcia-cs (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-11-12 05:30 EST by Sergey V. Udaltsov
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:03 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-27 00:40:52 EST
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Description Sergey V. Udaltsov 2003-11-12 05:30:25 EST
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Description of problem:
On my laptop I have O2Micro SmartCard reader (which I know is NOT
supported - but anyway). It is found by cardmgr as Anonymous Memory.
Then cardmgr is trying to load memory_cs - and fails. Just because
kernel-pcmcia-cs (or kernel 2.4.22?) does not include the module

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. use any pcmcia memory module 
2. /etc/rc.d/init.d/pcmcia restart 

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Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2003-11-12 05:33:03 EST
memory_cs is cardmgr's "Ehhhh I don't know" answer.
It wouldn't have done anything good at all.
Comment 2 Sergey V. Udaltsov 2003-11-12 05:55:17 EST
Well, could at least it give some more sensible error message? Or at
least "man memory_cs" should mention it - and not give some info about
the module which is not there (and would not work anyway, as you say).
BTW, IIRC correctly, memory_cs existed in some earlier kernels. Am I

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