Subject: Re: pcmcia patches in current (6/30/97)
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <email@example.com>
From: Thorsten Frueauf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/05/1997 12:43:09
> Is anyone else using the pcmcia patches in a relatively current
Yes. I use the atapi and pcmcia patches in current on a Toshiba Tecra 500CDT.
My 3Com 3c589C is working without any problems in daily use...
> 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.
Never had this behaviour - in fact I never saw a panic so far.
> 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
> short time.
Sounds very strange. I get 500-600kb/sec rates over ethernet without any
single problem... I use it daily :)