Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 2410
Ejecting PCMCIA network card hangs PCMCIA driver
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:51 EDT
Ejecting a PCMCIA network card, either physically or via
"cardctl eject", causes the PCMCIA driver to hang. Further
insert/eject events are ignored.
As a workaround, adding the following lines to
/etc/pcmcia/network somehow avoids the problem:
(Actually, I didn't discover this workaround--someone on the
Linux PCMCIA discussion list did. For more info, see
This appears to be machine-specific. Can you let us know which
pcmcia driver chip you have on your laptop, and which pcmcia network
card you have?