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Bug 28203 - Red Hat 7.0: Unable to Start PCMCIA EtherJet: tulip_cb: RequestIO: Unsupported mode
Red Hat 7.0: Unable to Start PCMCIA EtherJet: tulip_cb: RequestIO: Unsupport...
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-02-17 22:57 EST by Bruce Spencer
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-01 13:43:28 EDT
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Description Bruce Spencer 2001-02-17 22:57:30 EST
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Red Hat 7.0, kernel/kernel-pcmcia  2.2-17-14,  IBM Thinkpad 600E
Problem:  can not start EtherJet PCMCIA card. (When I run "cardctl start"
I hear a high beep followed by a low beep).  No LED light, 
no eth0.


Feb 17 18:19:02 baspence cardmgr[2130]: executing: 'modprobe tulip_cb'
Feb 17 18:19:02 baspence kernel: tulip_cb: RequestIO: Unsupported mode
Feb 17 18:19:03 baspence cardmgr[2130]: get dev info on socket 1 failed: Resource unavailable

configuration (memory, IRQ settings in config.opts).  

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Startup

Actual Results:  No LED light
No eth0 interface

Expected Results:  eth0 interface when I run ifconfig or netstat -i

Script started on Sat Feb 17 18:19:58 2001

# cardctl ident 1
Socket 0:
  no product info available
Socket 1:
  product info: "IBM", "EtherJet PC Card", "Version U11",
  "Card Assy Part Number - 85H4801"
  manfid: 0x00a4, 0x003f         # comment I changed /etc/pcmcia/config for Etherjet from 0x0113 to 0x003f to match cardctl output
                                             # Is this card version supported?
  function: 6 (network)

# cardctl status
Socket 0:
  no card
Socket 1:
  5V 16-bit PC Card
  function 0: [ready]

# tail -25 /var/log/messages
kernel: Linux PCMCIA Card Services 3.1.20
kernel:   kernel build: 2.2.17-14 #1 Mon Feb 5 14:57:25 EST 2001  # Updated to this kernel to see if it would help...no change
kernel:   options:  [pci] [cardbus] [apm]
kernel: PCI routing table version 1.0 at 0xf9e20
kernel: Intel PCIC probe:
kernel:   TI 1251A rev 00 PCI-to-CardBus at slot 00:02, mem 0x50102000
kernel:     host opts [0]: [ring] [isa irq] [pci irq 11] [lat 168/176] [bus 2/4]
kernel:     host opts [1]: [ring] [isa irq] [pci irq 11] [lat 168/176] [bus 5/7]
kernel:     ISA irqs (scanned) = 3,4,7,9,10 PCI status changes
cardmgr[2130]: starting, version is 3.1.20
cardmgr[2130]: watching 2 sockets
kernel: cs: IO port probe 0x0c00-0x0cff: excluding 0xcf8-0xcff
kernel: cs: IO port probe 0x0800-0x08ff: clean.
kernel: cs: IO port probe 0x0100-0x04ff: excluding 0x130-0x137 0x220-0x22f 0x388
kernel: cs: IO port probe 0x0a00-0x0aff: clean.
cardmgr[2130]: initializing socket 1
kernel: cs: memory probe 0xa0000000-0xa0ffffff: excluding 0xa0000000-0xa0ffffff
kernel: cs: memory probe 0x60000000-0x60ffffff: clean.
cardmgr[2130]: socket 1: IBM 10/100 EtherJet CardBus
cardmgr[2130]: executing: 'modprobe cb_enabler'
 **** here's the problem *****
cardmgr[2130]: executing: 'modprobe tulip_cb'
kernel: tulip_cb: RequestIO: Unsupported mode
cardmgr[2130]: get dev info on socket 1 failed: Resource temporarily unavailable
Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 2001-02-21 10:50:34 EST
Is this a regression from the 2.2.16 kernel shipped with 7.0?
Comment 2 Glen Foster 2001-08-01 13:43:22 EDT
Closing at customer's request.
Comment 3 prago 2001-08-01 14:02:13 EDT
Resolved with newer etherjet card.

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