Subject: Re: More SPARCbook stuff
To: None <>
From: Michael Parson <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 03/11/2006 08:26:01
On Sat, Mar 11, 2006 at 12:50:27AM -0500, Michael wrote:
> Hello,
>> Another data-point on the PCMCIA cards:
>> I just bought a Cisco 340 802.11b card.  It works fine on my work's
>> WindowsXP laptop, but plugging it into the sparcbook gives me:
>> pcmcia0: card appears to have bogus CIS
> Very likely that's unrelated to the tslot driver, this message actually
> comes from the higher layers of the PCMCIA stack. Very likely the card
> /has/ bogus CIS information.
> Please enable these options:
> this will give fairly noisy output when trying to initialize the card
> but it might help us to figure out what's wrong.
> Does the card work with NetBSD on different hardware? 'works on XP'
> means very little, if the card needs - for instance - a firmware image
> uploaded before use we're likely to lose. Do you have an idea which
> chipset it uses? The test kernels I made available only have the wi
> driver compiled in which may not be the right one for this particular
> card.

Yeah, I forgot to mention that, it would be driven by the an(4) driver.
So, if you didn't enable support for that in the kernel I'm running, I
guess I'll make a stab a compiling something more recent.

Michael Parson