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From: Jordi Molina <warp3r@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Panasonic Toughbook of Doom
Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2005 13:56:19
Message-Id: 647a4058050607065611e9f5c0@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Panasonic Toughbook of Doom by Ian K
Hi,

I'm starting to get confused.

On 6/7/05, Ian K <omega_2_1@×××××.ca> wrote:
> Ian K wrote: > > >Jordi Molina wrote: > > > > > > > >>Hi! > >> > >>On 6/1/05, Ian K <omega_2_1@×××××.ca> wrote: > >> > >> > >> > >> > >>>Jordi Molina wrote: > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>>>Hi, > >>>> > >>>>On 5/24/05, Ian K <omega_2_1@×××××.ca> wrote: > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>>>Hi guys at gentoo laptop. > >>>>>I sent this to the general mailing list but got little response. > >>>>>Can you guys help? > >>>>>Thanks! > >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>>>Hi there, > >>>>>> > >>>>>> > >>>>>> > >>>>>> > >>>>>> > >>>>>> > >>>>>>>>I have recently set up Gentoo on my friend's laptop, > >>>>>>>>a Panasonic toughbook cf-37. I am currently having difficulty > >>>>>>>>with sound use, but more importantly, his PCMCIA slot(?). > >>>>>>>>When I put his wireless card (which he needs working) into > >>>>>>>>the laptop, and do a dmesg, the following is appended: > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>Can you send also the output of lspci and of lsmod? > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>I dont have lspci on the computer, but I do have LSHW: > >>> > >>>(Because of lengthy typing, I will post what I believe is relevant, as well > >>>as the categories of everything else.) > >>> > >>>*-cpu > >>>*-cache:0 > >>>*-cache:1 > >>>*-memory:0 > >>>*-memory:1 > >>>*-memory:2 > >>>*-memory:3 > >>>*-memory:4 > >>>*-pci > >>>*-multimedia > >>>*-display > >>>*-pcmcia > >>> description: CardBus Bridge > >>> product: RL5c475 > >>> vendor: Ricoh Co Ltd > >>> physical id: 3 > >>> bus info: pci@00:03.0 > >>> version: 80 > >>> clock: 33MHz > >>> capabilities: pcmcia bus_master cap_list > >>> configuration: driver=yenta_cardbus > >>> resources: Very long, I will provide upon request. > >>>*-isa > >>> description: ISA bridge > >>> product: 82440MX ISA Bridge > >>> vendor: Intel corp. > >>> physical id: 7 > >>> bus info: pci@00:07.0 > >>> version: 01 > >>> clock: 33MHz > >>> capabilities: isa bus_master > >>>*-ide > >>> description: IDE interface > >>> product: 82440MX EIDE Controller > >>> vendor: Intel Corp. > >>> physical id: 7.1 > >>> bus info: pci@00:07.1 > >>> version: 00 > >>> clock: 33MHz > >>> capabilities: ide bus_master > >>> configuration: driver=uhci_hcd > >>> resources: ioport:fcc0-fcdfr irq:10 > >>>*-bridge > >>> description: Bridge > >>> product: 8240MX Power Management Controller > >>> vendor: Intel Corp. > >>> physical id: 7.3 > >>> bus info: pci@00:07.3 > >>> version: 00 > >>> clock: 33 MHz > >>> > >>>lsmod shows no modules loaded (at startup) > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>>>It would be great to have also a filtered output of dmesg for Cardbus > >>>>and/or pcmcia. > >>>>Do it before you plug the card so we can see if the PCMCIA is set up properly. > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>># dmesg | grep -i "pcmcia" > >>>Databook TCIT-2 PCMCIA probe: not found. > >>> > >>># dmesg | grep -i "cardbus" > >>>Options: [pci] [cardbus] [pm] > >>>Yenta: CardBus bridge found at 0000:00:03.0 [10f7:832f] > >>> > >>>Also, at bootup, I saw this: > >>>* PCMCIA support detected. > >>>* Starting pcmcia... > >>>cardmgr[5386]: watching 1 socket > >>>cardmgr[5386]: starting, version is > >>>3.2.5 [ ok ] > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>>>>>>cs: IO port probe 0xc00-0xcff: clean > >>>>>>>>cs: IO port probe 0x800-0x8ff: clean > >>>>>>>>cs: IO port probe 0x100-0x4ff: clean > >>>>>>>>cs: IO port probe 0xa00-0xaff: clean > >>>>>>>>cs: pcmcia_socket0: unable to apply power. > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>from what I understand here, the powemanagement thing is not working > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>>>properly on the device. > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>>>>>>irq 9: nobody cared! > >>>>>>>>[<c013d88a>] __report_bad_irq+0x2a/0xa0 > >>>>>>>>[<c012d200>] handle_IRQ_event+0x30/0x70 > >>>>>>>>[<c013d990>] note_interrupt+0x70/0xb0 > >>>>>>>>[<c013d367>] __do_IRQ+0x127/0x130 > >>>>>>>>[<c0105772>] do_IRQ+0x52/0x80 > >>>>>>>>================= > >>>>>>>>[<c0103c1e>] common_interrupt+0x1a/0x20 > >>>>>>>>[<c012007b>] do_exit+0xcb/0x380 > >>>>>>>>[<c0122836>] __do_softirq+0x46/0xd0 > >>>>>>>>[<c01058a9>] do_softirq+0x69/0x70 > >>>>>>>>================= > >>>>>>>>[<c012299b>] irq_exit+0x3b/0x40 > >>>>>>>>[<c0105779>] do_IRQ+0x59/0x80 > >>>>>>>>[<c0103c1e>] common_interrupt+0x1a/0x20 > >>>>>>>>[<c02ee68d>] acpi_processor_idle+0x126/0x262 > >>>>>>>>[<c01010ff>] cpu_idle+0x5f/0x70 > >>>>>>>>[<c05e1988>] start_kernel+0x158/0x180 > >>>>>>>>[<c05e1390>] unknown_bootoption+0x0/0x1e0 > >>>>>>>>handlers: > >>>>>>>>[<c02d2b10>] (acpi_irq+0x0/0x16) > >>>>>>>>[<c03960f0>] (yenta_interrupt+0x0/0x40) > >>>>>>>>[<c03fd230>] (snd_intel8x0_interrupt+0x0/0x220) > >>>>>>>>Disabling IRQ #9 > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>>So thats the output. What does it mean? Am I on the right track? > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>Im sorry to say that maybe... not. > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>>>>>>If so, does anyone know if his wireless card works under Linux? > >>>>>>>>Its a D-Link Airplus DWL-650+ > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>Not really, but you can have a look at the opensource driver project > >>>>for this card: > >>>>http://acx100.sourceforge.net/ > >>>> > >>>>I recommend you downloading the tarball with the source and then > >>>>reading the entire documentation. > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>>>>>>Thanks! > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>> > >>>>No prob! > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>So what do you think? > >>>Thanks very much! > >>>Ian > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>Cool, you've the same PCMCIA than me (I owe an Acer TM370, just for info). > >> > >>I had tons of problems for making it work, since, one day, it just > >>worked. Anyway, in your case it seems to be detected... > >> > >>Did you check the webpage i sent on the previous mail with the project > >>of the driver? > >> > >> > >>cheers > >> > >> > >> > >> > >> > >Hey. > >So does that mean based on the output that after I compile these > >drivers, it will work? > >And I probably will need some help with that.... (Not good at hardware > >tweakage.) > > > >Thanks again though! > >Ian > > > > > Hi again, > Perhaps I didn't send it right but I haven't gotten a reply to this thread > in a very long time (which seems strange). I have been messing around with > my client and maybe something got turned around, but if you have replied > past this, do you mind sending the reply to me again? > > Basically, I am having an issue with the driver once downloaded. > > I did install those drivers (/configure // make). > I am now actually following the instructional guide > here: > > > Here is the problem: (Quoth the guide:) > Identifying Your Device > You must first determine that you have a device that > contains a chipset that is compatible with the > acx100/111 driver and this guide. Understand that due > to continuing unfortunate and ill-advised model naming > by some device manufacturers, there is a lot of > confusion about this issue, please verify your chipset > as instructed, and do not trust the model number on > your device. Chipsets internal to these devices have > and will change unannounced, you must verify before > continuing in order to save yourself the headache of > trying to use the wrong driver with your device. > Having said that, it's time to identify your device. > To do that you'll need to run lspci -n with your PCI > card installed and/or your CardBus card plugged in. > Successful output looks similar to this: > > # lspci -n > 00:00.0 Class 0600: 8086:7192 (rev 02) > 00:02.0 Class 0607: 104c:ac16 (rev 02) > 00:02.1 Class 0607: 104c:ac16 (rev 02) > 00:03.0 Class 0300: 10c8:0004 (rev 01) > 00:07.0 Class 0680: 8086:7110 (rev 01) > 00:07.1 Class 0101: 8086:7111 (rev 01) > 00:07.2 Class 0c03: 8086:7112 (rev 01) > 00:07.3 Class 0680: 8086:7113 (rev 01) > 05:00.0 Class 0280: 104c:8400 > > That listing is taken from running lspci -n on my > ThinkPad 600 with my SMC 2435w CardBus card plugged > in. Out of those 9 lines listed, we're only interested > in that last one: >
But you were talking about a Panasonic Thougbook, didn't you? O.o
> 05:00.0 Class 0280: 104c:8400 > > because it contains one of the 3 combinations listed > below at it's end: > 104c:8400 (acx100 CardBus) > 104c:8401 (acx100 PCI) > 104c:9066 (acx111 Cardbus/PCI) > > ----------------------------------------------------- > > Heres the thing, nothing in those combinations is > listed when I do lspci -n. > Here is my list: > > Class 0600: 8086:7194 (rev 01) > Class 0401: 8086:7195 > Class 0300: 126f:0710 (rev a3) > Class 0607: 1180:0475 (rev 80) > Class 0601: 8086:7198 (rev 01) > Class 0101: 8086:7199 > Class 0c03: 8086:719a > Class 0680: 8086:719b > Class 0780: 10b7:1006 > > Im misunderstanding something, > like, the website said that the DWL-650+ > will work with this driver. Why is this > not working??? >
No idea, probably something isn't properly configured. And I think is at the PCMCIA side :(
> Thanks for all of the help. > Ian > > > > > >
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