Subject: pcmcia patches in current (6/30/97)
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/02/1997 12:54:30
Is anyone else using the pcmcia patches in a relatively current
After hacking the Makefiles in floppies directory I've managed to get
an SSTO-like kernel booted on a Toshiba T4800CT. It even sees and can
(sort of) use the PCMCIA connected 3com 3c589 ethernet card.
The problem is that any network activity runs a very high risk of a
panic in the vm_* code. I can ftp out and do an ls on the server, but
the laptop usually panics before the ls listing finishes.
Also pinging out meets with a strange error. The first ping works
just fine, the next one gets a message (from memory) "ping: failed to
clear route cache". The machine will then usually panic within a
Does this ring any bells? I wish the d*mn screen wouldn't clear so
fast so that I could write down the full kprinf.
Wolfgang Rupprecht <email@example.com> http://www.wsrcc.com/
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