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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, 24 May 2005 23:39:00
In Reply to: [gentoo-laptop] Panasonic Toughbook of Doom by Ian K

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? 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!
> >>> > > > > >
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Re: [gentoo-laptop] Panasonic Toughbook of Doom Ian K <omega_2_1@×××××.ca>