Subject: Re: Lucent WaveLan does not work for me
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/12/2000 11:33:19
> the lucent cards require a very large chunk of i/o port space:
> 	wi0 at pcmcia0 function 0 port 0x380-0x3bf: could not get mac address, attach failed
> Most likely there's a conflict in that range (they seem to be fairly
> common on some laptops); try playing with the PCIC_ISA_ALLOC_IOBASE
> and PCIC_ISA_ALLOC_IOSIZE config options (or patching the kernel
> globals pcic_isa_alloc_iobase and pcic_isa_alloc_iosize).

Thank you very much!

I used 0x500 as base and 0x100 as size, then had to get the BIOS to reserve
at least one IRQ for legacy ISA and then it worked.