Subject: Re: 3.3V support in pcmcia pcic code
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com>
Date: 11/07/2001 17:59:59
On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 03:36:23PM -0700, Warner Losh wrote:
> 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.
One consequence of our inability to set the voltage (period, as I recall,
not just to 3.3V) is that we corrupt certain compactflash cards when writing
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