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From: Jordi Molina <warp3r@...>
Subject: Re: Panasonic Toughbook of Doom
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2005 12:24:03 +0200
Hi!

On 6/1/05, Ian K <omega_2_1@...> wrote:
> Jordi Molina wrote:
> 
> >Hi,
> >
> >On 5/24/05, Ian K <omega_2_1@...> 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

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