Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 86489
Wireless card not recognized by the default /etc/pcmcia/config
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:52:17 EDT
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Description of problem:
I recently purchased a LinkSys Instant Wireless Network PC Card. I found that
in order for it to be recognized, I had to add the following lines to
card "Instant Wireless Network PC Card"
manfid 0x0274, 0x1613
After I did this, the card becomes identified correctly and seems to work quite
Here is the output of cardctl ident:
product info: "The Linksys Group, Inc.", "Instant Wireless Network PC Card",
manfid: 0x0274, 0x1613
function: 6 (network)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install a fresh RedHat 8.0 on a laptop.
2. Power up the machine.
3. Insert the card into a PCMCIA slot.
Actual Results: After the card is inserted, you hear one beep, and no drivers
Expected Results: Ideally, I should be able to insert the card and the correct
driver will be inserted, so that the card will function. Also, I should hear
This should be fixed as of the phoebe beta, at least. It's listed in the config