Bug 77169 - Newly added PCMCIA CardBus bridges not detected
Newly added PCMCIA CardBus bridges not detected
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kudzu (Show other bugs)
8.0
i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-11-01 23:50 EST by Michael Bacarella
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:32 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: pcmciautils-007-1
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Last Closed: 2005-09-23 15:41:02 EDT
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Description Michael Bacarella 2002-11-01 23:50:14 EST
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Description of problem:
kudzu does not enable PCMCIA support if a PCMCIA CardBus bridge is added to an
existing system. Simply had to edit /etc/sysconfig/pcmcia (PCMCIA=yes, select a
PCIC) and everything works fine.


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Red Hat Linux 8.0.
2. Install a CardBus bridge (mine is Texas Instruments PCI1410)
3. Reboot and find that the PCMCIA subsystem is never automatically enabled.


Additional info:

It's probably not so common that a system acquires a PCMCIA bus later on in its
life. Sounds easy enough to add once you consider the possibility, but what do I
know..
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-09-23 15:41:02 EDT
This is fixed in the Fedora Core development tree with pcmciautils and udev, as
pcmcia-cs is no longer needed.

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