Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 64317
when booting pcmcia locks laptop
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:01:44 EST
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
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):
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