Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 109844
memory_cs module missing
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:03:59 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
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. use any pcmcia memory module
2. /etc/rc.d/init.d/pcmcia restart
memory_cs is cardmgr's "Ehhhh I don't know" answer.
It wouldn't have done anything good at all.
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