Bug 76305 - Linksys WPC11 isn't recognized
Summary: Linksys WPC11 isn't recognized
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel-pcmcia-cs
Version: 8.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-10-19 17:09 UTC by Jeremy Portzer
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:31 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2002-12-09 17:40:25 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Patch to recognize Linksys WPC11 v3.0 (345 bytes, patch)
2002-10-19 17:10 UTC, Jeremy Portzer
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Description Jeremy Portzer 2002-10-19 17:09:28 UTC
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Description of problem:
The Linksys WPC11 v3.0 wireless PCMCIA card is not recognized with the default

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
Insert a Linksys WPC11 v3.0 wireless PCMCIA card.  Watch /var/log/messages .

Actual Results:  Card was not recognized.  /var/log/messages reports
"cardmgr[500]: unsupported card in socket 1"

Expected Results:  Card should have been recognized and made available to the
network and wireless drivers.

Additional info:

Can easily be fixed by adding the manufacturer ID info to /etc/pcmcia/config . 
This card is a PrismII chipset and is fully supported by the orinoco_cs kernel
driver. It merely needs the manufacturer info in /etc/pcmcia/config.   Patch is

Comment 1 Jeremy Portzer 2002-10-19 17:10:46 UTC
Created attachment 81124 [details]
Patch to recognize Linksys WPC11 v3.0

Comment 2 Fulton Green 2002-10-23 05:41:36 UTC
Just in case you all need independent confirmation, I verified that this patch
does indeed work. It took me awhile to drive around the neighborhood to find a
WLAN to connect to, though. ;-) Way to go, Jeremy!

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2002-12-09 17:49:21 UTC
Added in cvs, will be in hwdata-0.62-1.

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