Subject: Re: 3.3V support in pcmcia pcic code
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Warner Losh <email@example.com>
Date: 11/07/2001 15:36:23
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> "Perry E. Metzger" writes:
: Takahiro Kambe <email@example.com> writes:
: > In message <200111060738.fA67cY721682@harmony.village.org>
: > on Tue, 06 Nov 2001 00:38:34 -0700,
: > Warner Losh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
: > Hi, Warner,
: > > Maybe I'm being blind, but I don't see any support for 3.3V cards in
: > > the NetBSD pcmcia stack nor in the pcic driver.
: > AFAIK, sadlly you are correct.
: What are the implications of all of this? Is this a serious problem
: with the world moving to CardBus?
It means that we can't use 3.3V 16-bit cards unless the bridge does
the right voltage frobbing automatically despite what we tell it.
The 32-bit cards are all 3.3V right now, and are handled automatically
in the cardbus bridges.