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Bug 91112 - Kernel upgrade 2.4.20-13.7 kills pcmcia
Kernel upgrade 2.4.20-13.7 kills pcmcia
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-05-18 18:45 EDT by Jeffrey Powell
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-06-03 06:16:17 EDT
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correction for /etc/init.d/pcmcia (352 bytes, patch)
2003-05-19 08:53 EDT, Jean-Luc Richier
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:187 normal SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated 2.4 kernel fixes vulnerabilities and driver bugs 2003-05-22 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Jeffrey Powell 2003-05-18 18:45:55 EDT
Recent upgrade to kernel 2.4.20-13.7 rendered PCMCIA inactive. Xircom RBE-100
ethernet cards don't start. Reboot with 2.4.20-13.7 and it works again.
Comment 1 Jeffrey Powell 2003-05-18 18:48:28 EDT
Sorry clipper pasted wrong good version of the kernel 

2.4.18-27.7.x works ok
Comment 2 Jean-Luc Richier 2003-05-19 08:53:27 EDT
Created attachment 91785 [details]
correction for /etc/init.d/pcmcia

The reason is that pcmia modules have moved from /lib/module/*/pcmcia to
/lib/module/*/kernel/drivers/pcmcia, but /etc/init.d/pcmcia (in package
kernel-pcmcia-cs) has not beenupdated to reflect thiskernel-pcmcia-cs
--> solution
Replace /etc/init.d/pcmcia from the one in Redhat 9 release, or apply the
attached patch
PS: the bug is certainly in all Redhat version except the 9 one.
Comment 3 Need Real Name 2003-05-22 12:34:28 EDT
All the PCMCIA cards are recognized as "anonymous memory".
PCMCIA does not work at all with 2.4.20-13.7.
It is not just a matter of init script or modules location.
Comment 4 Jeffrey Powell 2003-05-22 18:22:34 EDT
The patch worked well. I think we can close this bug.

Thank you.
Comment 5 Arjan van de Ven 2003-06-03 06:16:17 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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