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From: Ian K <omega_2_1@×××××.ca>
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Panasonic Toughbook of Doom
Date: Fri, 03 Jun 2005 04:37:45
Message-Id: 429F8ADB.1070904@yahoo.ca
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Panasonic Toughbook of Doom by Jordi Molina
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 eed some help with that.... (Not good at hardware tweakage.) Thanks again though! Ian

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