Subject: Re: amd64 and PCMCIA
To: Samuel Kesterson <>
From: Sami Kantoluoto <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 02/28/2005 22:11:03
On Mon, Feb 28, 2005 at 02:05:00PM -0600, Samuel Kesterson wrote:
> Good day,
> 	I've purchased a new laptop that's based on the amd64. It's an
> HP zv5410us. I put the dmesg output from both the i386 (GENERIC_LAPTOP)
> and amd64 (GENERIC) kernels up at
> and
> 	Here's my problem. The amd64 kernel doesn't seem to support
> PCMCIA. I tried to add it by copying the GENERIC config to
> GENERIC_LAPTOP_64 and uncommenting acpi0, cbb, cardbus, and pcmcia but
> config just tells me:
> GENERIC_LAPTOP_64:285: cardslot*: unknown device 'cardslot'
> GENERIC_LAPTOP_64:288: cardbus*: unknown device 'cardbus'
> GENERIC_LAPTOP_64:289: pcmcia*: unknown device 'pcmcia'
> *** Stop.
> 	I'd really like to run the amd64 port if I could get this PCMCIA
> stuff working. Does anyone have any suggestions?

I second that (FYI).