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From: Ian K <omega_2_1@...>
Subject: Re: Panasonic Toughbook of Doom
Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2005 21:58:16 +0000
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

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