Bug 70651 - system hangs til pcmcia card is removed/reinserted
system hangs til pcmcia card is removed/reinserted
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel-pcmcia-cs (Show other bugs)
8.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-08-02 23:56 EDT by Shaun Carter
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:45 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 9
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Last Closed: 2003-06-08 12:23:54 EDT
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Description Shaun Carter 2002-08-02 23:56:12 EDT
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Description of problem:
using a Linksys WPC11 wireless PCMCIA card, the laptop (IBM 600x) will hang
until the card is removed/reinserted.  No messages in dmesg or var/log/messages

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How reproducible:
Sometimes

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Insert PCMCIA WPC11 card into slot, wait without doing anything or continue
as normal
2. System locks up at random intervals

Actual Results:  System hard locks (no kb or mouse) til card is reseated

Expected Results:  System should not lock

Additional info:

Thinkpad 600x model 2645-8EU
Linksys WPC11 PCMCIA card
Comment 1 Shaun Carter 2002-08-03 00:03:28 EDT
Kernel version 2.4.18-7.80

Did the same thing on RH 7.1, 7.2 worked fine
Comment 2 Shaun Carter 2002-08-20 20:05:19 EDT
after installing (null) locked up about 2 hours later
Comment 3 Stephen Satchell 2003-06-08 12:02:51 EDT
I had the same problem with a Toshiba Satellite 2545 XCDT, and found that there
were conflicts between installed hardware and the default resource ranges in
/etc/pcmcia/config.opts.  Make sure that *none* of the "include" statements
specify an interrupt, I/O port, or memory that /proc/interrupts, /proc/ioports,
or /proc/iomem show as in use.

This is an installation and setup issue.
Comment 4 Shaun Carter 2003-06-08 12:23:54 EDT
No problems in RH9.  Issue resolved, closing bug.

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