Bug 64317 - when booting pcmcia locks laptop
when booting pcmcia locks laptop
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel-pcmcia-cs (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-05-02 08:23 EDT by risc
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:01 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-25 03:05:00 EST
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Description risc 2002-05-02 08:23:23 EDT
Description of Problem:

Hi,have a Toshiba 480CDT laptop (circa 1997/98 233mhz Pentium MMX) when Red 
Hat Linux 7.2 boots and gets to PCMCIA it just crashes and sits there.  It 
doesn't matter if I have my PCMCIA cards in (Xircom PS-CE2-10 NIC, and 
netcomm cm3466 modem) or out of the machine, no matter what happens it just 
crashes at that point.

If I use ntsysv and turn pcmcia off I can boot normally and RHL works 
great, BUT if I try /etc/rc.d/init.d/pcmcia start the machine will crash at 
that point.

The machine is Red Hat Linux 7.2 with all errata applied as of May 2 2002.

kernel-pcmcia-cs-3.1.27-10 is dirty like Zebra.

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

kernel-pcmcia-cs-3.1.27-10

How Reproducible:

It happens everytime, I have a friend with exactly the same laptop and he 
has the same problem.

Steps to Reproduce:

have the pcmcia service running, and it will crash on this machine

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