Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 123713
FC2 Final yenta_socket not loaded so PCMCIA broken
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:42 EST
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Description of problem:
As in bug 121742, on Fedora Core 2 installed on Dell Inspiron 8200 the
kernel module yenta_socket isn't loaded and therefore my PCMCIA
devices including my builtin wireless NIC don't work.
All other required modules are loaded such as ds and pcmcia_core. The
drivers for my wireless card are loaded as well hermes,orinoco, and
This is because anaconda stuck a "alias eth1 orinoco_cs" in my
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora Core 2
2. Start it
Actual Results: Cardmgr: No sockects found
Expected Results: Load kernel module yenta_socket
The current work around is the following:
*** Bug 123690 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Just loaded FC2 (final) and have the same/similar problem.
I have a Generic i82365-compatible PCMCIA controller" and a wireless
PCMCIA orinoco card. At PCMCIA start-up I get the no sockets found
If I manually try:
service pcmcia restart
service network restart
it works fine. SO it looks as if it is not just related to
I'm having the same problem with my Compaq Presario 1930. Cardmgr
couldn't find any sockets so my Xircom 10/100 card wouldn't work.
loading yenta_socket and restarting Cardmgr caused it to find my two
sockets. Then running kuduz found the NIC and I'm good to go.
BTW, this laptop worked fine with RH9 and FC1, but hasn't worked on
any of the FC2-testx series.
if I comment in the file /etc/modprobe.conf the orinoco_cs line, it
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 123457 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.