Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 44202
PCMCIA probe hangs machine.
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:01:18 EST
Description of Problem: On CD-ROM install: sbin/loader hangs while
displaying 'initializing PC card devices ...' On normal bootup, init hangs
when 'PCMCIA initialize' occurs.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot off CDROM
2. Boot off /dev/hda5
Hardware: Keynote Keydata MP-978 laptop, 586. This machine has run
previous versions of RedHat (e.g. 6.2) with no problems. I use both 3C589
and DE-660 ethernet PCMCIA cards with normal results. But with 7.1 the
installation hangs. (I worked around by using boot.img to install).
This appears similar to but 37216.
Installed 7.1 on a Sceptre N20U with no problems. (It has PCMCIA slot and
If you still have a previous version, could you please run "lspci" there
and paste/attach the result ?
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 430TX - 82439TX MTXC (rev 01)
00:01.0 Bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB PIIX4 ISA (rev 01)
00:01.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82371AB PIIX4 IDE (rev 01)
00:01.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82371AB PIIX4 USB (rev 01)
00:01.3 Bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB PIIX4 ACPI (rev 01)
00:06.0 VGA compatible controller: Chips and Technologies F65555 HiQVPro (rev c6)
00:07.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1131 (rev 01)
00:07.1 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1131 (rev 01)