Subject: Re: cardbus card not probing?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Juergen Hannken-Illjes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/30/2003 12:37:15
On Sun, Mar 30, 2003 at 12:23:58AM -0601, Dave Huang wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 29, 2003 at 11:29:43PM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
> > Huh? I mean, all my *other* cardbus wi(4) cards probe in if_wi_pcmcia.
> You're sure they're cardbus and not PCMCIA? While I don't have any
> Cardbus wireless cards, I haven't seen any Cardbus card use a PCMCIA
> driver attachment, and didn't think it was possible... Cardbus cards
> have the bumpy coppery bit on the top of the socket end. Also, if you
> hold the card top side up, looking down the socket end, there'll be a
> little notch on the right side of the card. On a cardbus card, the
> notch is about 1mm high (out of the 3mm or so total card thickness). On
> a PCMCIA card, the notch is about 2mm high. I.e., something like:
> _________ _______ _________ _______
> |_ |_ |_ |
> _| Cardbus | vs. _| PCMCIA |_
> |_________ _________| |_________ _________|
> (which is why you can't put a Cardbus card into a PCMCIA slot)
I always thought the left one is 3.3V while the right one is 5V so a 3.3V
card will not fit into a 5V-only slot.
Juergen Hannken-Illjes - email@example.com - TU Braunschweig (Germany)