Subject: Re: pcmcia-megahertz combo (was Re: floppy controller tape devices?)
To: Andrew Wheadon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 11/24/1997 01:43:48
On Mon, 24 Nov 1997 04:10:18 -0800 (PST)
Andrew Wheadon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I wish my PCMCIA Megahertz Combo Card (XJEM3336) was supported
> so that it:
> correctly supports the serial port (correct interupt, not ethernet
> correctly supports the ethernet port (twisted pair)
> I don't mind if I can't use both at the same time.
I've been loaned one of these cards. I'm trying to figure out how I'm
supposed to program the i/o window for the Ethernet chip. Linux's
card services package apparently supports this card, and it allocates
two i/o spaces for the card, but I'm not sure how the Ethernet chip's
i/o window gets programmed.
> Btw. It's quite possible that this is 'c**py' hardware so maybe when
> the offer runs out, I'll just get one of the supported cards instead.
Well, I will say that it's a pretty braindead piece of hardware; it's does
two things, but has only one "pcmcia function".
Anyhow, I borrowed one of these cards from someone specifically so I could
work on this, because I know it's a _really_ common card. Perhaps I'll
have time to work on the driver on the plane, on the way to DC for the
IETF (I did the "sm" driver for the non-combo Megahertz card in the plane
on the way to Munich for the last IETF :-)
Jason R. Thorpe email@example.com
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