Subject: Re: How does cardbus works ?
To: Pierrick Brossin <>
From: Iain Hibbert <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/04/2006 10:14:19
On Thu, 4 May 2006, Pierrick Brossin wrote:

> I have a 32bit cbb card here that NetBSD wont recognize though the
> driver seems to be there.

The obvious question, did you have cardbus support and the driver
compiled in?  I think it is not all present for GENERIC kernels..

> Instead of asking how I can get it working, I wanted to know if someone
> could tell me / point me to a ressource to learn how cardbus works.

cardbus(9) would be a good start, and you could also look at

> As I understand PCI, it probes every drivers to see if the match
> function returns true. If so, it binds the device with the matching
> driver.

thats autoconf(9) at work, should be the same.