Bug 38552 - The support for APA1480/PCMCIA dissappeared from 7.0
The support for APA1480/PCMCIA dissappeared from 7.0
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel-pcmcia-cs (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-05-01 10:24 EDT by Rodd Johnson
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-01 10:29:56 EDT
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Description Rodd Johnson 2001-05-01 10:24:26 EDT
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You have no entry for PCMCIA SCSI, SCSI, etc on Bugzilla.
When I went from 7.0 to 7.1, the ability to select an Adaptec 1480 PCMCIA 
SCSI adapter disappeared. Yet the help button in make xconfig still 
references. 

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.run /usr/src/linux/make xconfig
2.select the SCSI button
3.select the PCMCIA button
4.Cry like a baby when Adaptec 1480 adapter refuses to appear
	

Actual Results:  Cant access my SCSI devices

Expected Results:  Used to work under 7.0 seemlessly, but now it doesn't 
work at all. Even resorted to a 7.0 install, then upgrade, which proceeded 
to break it.

Please help.
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2001-05-01 10:29:51 EDT
This is an unfortionate bug in the pcmcia-cs scripts. The module for this
device is now called "aic7xxx_mod". We've put a kernel-pcmcia-cs package with
this fix in rawhide and will make it available as an official errata as soon.
But you can of course also edit the /etc/pcmcia/config file directly.

Oh, and if you want to save a bit of memory:
modprobe yenta_socket
modprobe aic7xxx_mod

should be enough to get it working, no need for cardmgr to be running.
Comment 2 Arjan van de Ven 2001-05-21 06:04:07 EDT
Please reopen this bug if the propsed fix doesn't work for you.

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