Subject: Re: PCMCIA lossage
To: Lennart Augustsson <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/06/2000 11:30:49
On Sun, 06 Feb 2000 20:02:18 +0100 
 Lennart Augustsson <> wrote:

 > I updated to current on my desktop and got the same problems with the ray driver
 > as Peter Seebach reported.  I.e., it stopped working.
 > The problem turned out to be the recent change in i82365.c that enabled
 > 16 bit memory accesses.  By forcing mem8=1 in that file I can get things working
 > again.
 > I don't know PCMCIA, but I think the code in pcmcia/pcmcia.c looks suspicious.
 > In pcmcia_function_enable() there is a call to pcmcia_mem_map() to map part
 > of the PCMCIA device into memory.  But this call does not force 8 bit memory
 > access.  What if the device cannot handle 16 bit access?  Shouldn't that call play
 > it safe and always map in 8 bit mode?

Seems more like the driver should supply the mem8 flag when necessary (even
if the CIS doens't provide it).

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>