Bug 53074 - System hangs after inserting PCMCIA-CD-ROM on a Toshiba Protege
Summary: System hangs after inserting PCMCIA-CD-ROM on a Toshiba Protege
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel-pcmcia-cs   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Dave Jones
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-09-03 09:52 UTC by Johannes Kaiser
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:01 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-25 08:08:02 UTC
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Description Johannes Kaiser 2001-09-03 09:52:50 UTC
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Description of problem:
When using the Freecom OEM CD-ROM Drive with an Toshiba Protege with 
Linux. After inserting the PCMCIA-Card for the CD-ROM-drive the system 
will hang.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1) just one step: 
-- inserting pcmcia card --

Actual Results:  --- last outputs seen in /var/log/messages ---

after initializig the socket 0...and memory probe and last message
"cardmgr : executing: 'modprobe ide-cs'"
system hangs up. Can't switch to another console or login screen.

when removing that card a few minutes system will reactivate itself. A lot 
of messages trown out in /var/log/messages:

"hdc: no response (status = 0xff), resetting drive"
and "ide_cs: ide_register() at 0x100 & 0x10ed, irq 11 failed"

Expected Results:  CD-ROM should work, but doesn't

Additional info:

System Hard/Software:
- Redhat Linux 7.1 (Seawolf)

- Toshiba Protege 3480 CT, 128MB RAM, 20 GB Harddisk.
- Mobile CD-ROM PCMCIA (2793020) PREMIUM desiged for Toshiba 24x speed
  also know as an OEM FREECOM Rev. 836 V5.0

the freecom drive works on other maschines fine with linux (as IBM 
TravelMate PII). At work i use the drive on a similar maschine with 

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