Re: mis-identified cisco aironet pccard (and Re: hang with pcmcia wlan card)

Jean Tourrilhes (
Mon, 14 Jul 2003 09:48:52 -0700

On Sun, Jul 13, 2003 at 10:57:58PM +1000, Sven Dowideit wrote:
> Hi,
> i just noticed with 2.5.75 that if I boot with the cisco airo 340 wifi
> card in, this kernel thinks it is a memory card. when i remove it and
> re-insert it after boot, it then works .... see the following log :) I
> am running debian unstable, on an ibm t21 pIII-850 notebook
> the cisco card works at boot time using 2.5.70.
> as for the two patches for the pcmcia hang, this time i am running the
> one Russell posted, but the result is the same for the other.
> as i shutdown i get a number of kernel stack dumps related to airo_stat,
> but the machine reboots before i can do anything about them..(what do i
> need to log them?)
> if i replace the cisco card with a dlink orinoco card, it get recognised
> correctly at boot.
> to make this story more interesting, i put the thinkpad into the docking
> station and the cisco card into the dock's pccard (something that has
> locked up 2.5 every time that i tried it), and the card is recogised
> correctly at boot, and runs fine (there was a kernel stack dump during
> boot - *what do i need to do to get them logged?*)
> thanks for the great work!
> sven

I've seen this bug come and go in the 2.5.X serie. I believe
this is because of the various work happening in the Pcmcia
layer. Please contact Dominik Brodowski <>.
Good luck...

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