Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 152126
inserting Compact Flash card fails with error
Last modified: 2013-07-03 09:05:58 EDT
Description of problem:
On inserting a Compact Flash memory card, the card services facility fails to
mount the file system on the card.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
fully up-to-date RHEL4 AS system; in particular
on one system, it occurs on every every attempt. this has not been
attempted on any other system.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. CF card, 32MB, unpartitioned with VFAT file system.
2. card inserted into PC Card adapter.
3. insert PC Card adapter into IBM T41P laptop's upper PC card slot
from /var/log/messages coinciding with the inserting of CF card
localhost cardmgr: socket 0: ATA/IDE Fixed DiskMar 25 13:58:37 localhost
kernel: hde: CF Card 32MB, CFA DISK drive
Mar 25 13:58:37 localhost kernel: ide2 at 0x100-0x107,0x10e on irq 3
Mar 25 13:58:37 localhost kernel: hde: max request size: 128KiB
Mar 25 13:58:37 localhost kernel: hde: 62976 sectors (32 MB) w/1KiB Cache,
Mar 25 13:58:37 localhost kernel: hde:
Mar 25 13:58:37 localhost kernel: ide-cs: hde: Vcc = 3.3, Vpp = 0.0
Mar 25 13:58:37 localhost cardmgr: executing: './ide start hde 2>&1'
Mar 25 13:58:37 localhost cardmgr: + ./ide: line 34: /sbin/ide_info: No
such file or directory
I notice that /etc/pcmcia/ide, at line 34, tries to call a non-existant utility
On the same system, using a 340MB microdrive in the same PC Card adapter in
the same slot succeeds in mounting (albeit with separate issue logged in
Has this particular card worked on previous RHEL releases?
This particular card has not been used by me with previous RHEL releases.
This is a packaging/config not a kernel bug.
See Bug 120486 which is this exact issue against FC3... This I think the
consensus there is that HAL should be doing the work that /etc/pcmcia/ide used
to do here, and that the stuff that calls ide_info should just be removed.
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