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Bug 75656 - PCMCIA Cards not recognized on boot
PCMCIA Cards not recognized on boot
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel-pcmcia-cs (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-10-10 14:59 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:02 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-25 03:25:01 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2002-10-10 14:59:07 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I boot my laptop (IBM Thinkpad iSeries 1161), none of my PCMCIA cards are
recognized.  In order to get them to work, I have to do a "services pcmcia stop"
"services network stop" physically remove the card, "services pcmcia start"
insert the card, "services network start."  Some times, I have to do this a
number of times before my cards actually "come online"!  cardmgr does not report
that any cards are inserted even when the cards are working properly!

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot Laptop w/ PCMCIA card inserted (cards will not be recognized)
2.Remove cards, issue stop services commands.
3.Insert cards, re-start services (pcmcia and network)

Actual Results:  If I'm lucky, my network PCMCIA cards will be usable.

Expected Results:  I expected to just have my PCMCIA cards available on boot!

Additional info:

The 2 PCMCIA cards I'm attempting to use are (1) a 3Com 3ccfe575ct (2) IBM
10/100 Etherjet (Xircom re-brand).

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