Subject: Re: 3.0 pcmcia regressions?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 12/28/2005 06:19:02
In article <200512280242.jBS2geUq020037@vtn1.victoria.tc.ca>,
John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Are there known cardbus/pcmcia regressions in 3.0? I recently
>upgraded my laptop and I just went through and tested all my cards. The
>Cisco Aironet 350, 3Com 3C589D, and IBM Token Ring (which is documented
>in GENERIC as not working with cardbus bridges) adapters all worked.
>However, the US Robotics XJ/CC1336 modem and Adaptec 1460D SCSI
>adapter don't. In the case of the modem, when I cu to it, I don't
>get any response to commands. In the case of the SCSI adapter, it prints
>"aic0: unable to detect chip!"
Yes, there is a problem and there is a patch to fix it. The patch works
around the problem, but it is not entirely correct. Setting cfe->iomask = 0;
does the trick, but the problem is really in the way we allocate regions.