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From: Jordi Molina <warp3r@...>
Subject: Re: Panasonic Toughbook of Doom
Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 01:39:00 +0200

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?

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.

> >>>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:

I recommend you downloading the tarball with the source and then
reading the entire documentation.

> >>>
> >>>Thanks!

No prob!

> >>>
> >

     Jordi Molina Casas (warp3r)
       mail: warp3r@...

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