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Re: testing PCMCIA setup under FC5, for Sierra Aircard555 CMDA modem (url's updated)



Thanks very much for your input, I shall respond soon as it is tested out,

Cheers,

On 1/9/06, Dominik Brodowski <linux dominikbrodowski net> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Mon, Dec 26, 2005 at 01:08:27PM +0530, Kevin Verma wrote:
> > After patching (as on blog_url above) the serial_cs.c, I noticed
> > that this PCMCIA device reports different manufacture_id on FC4
> > and FC5, further I noticed the same is happening on FC5 box
> > before and after manual firmware loading as below in command
> > line snippet.
> >
> > Before you look into the snippet below I will also like to point
> > out that confused about different manufacture_id reporting I
> > re-patched the serial_cs.c and below is what is being used for
> > the snippet bellow, here:
> > +PCMCIA_DEVICE_CIS_MANF_CARD(0x013f, 0xa555,
> > "SW_555_SER.cis"), /* Sierra Aircard 555 CDMA 1xrtt Modem */
>
> Oh, they change the MANF_ID in the CIS "firmware" "update"... This is why we
> need two lines in serial_cs to handle it:
>
> diff --git a/drivers/serial/serial_cs.c b/drivers/serial/serial_cs.c
> index 96969cb..c303336 100644
> --- a/drivers/serial/serial_cs.c
> +++ b/drivers/serial/serial_cs.c
> @@ -785,6 +785,8 @@ static struct pcmcia_device_id serial_id
>         PCMCIA_MFC_DEVICE_CIS_MANF_CARD(1, 0x0101, 0x0035, "3CXEM556.cis"),
>         PCMCIA_MFC_DEVICE_CIS_MANF_CARD(1, 0x0101, 0x003d, "3CXEM556.cis"),
>         PCMCIA_DEVICE_CIS_MANF_CARD(0x0192, 0x0710, "SW_7xx_SER.cis"),  /* Sierra Wireless AC710/AC750 GPRS Network Adapter R1 */
> +       PCMCIA_DEVICE_CIS_MANF_CARD(0x0192, 0xa555, "SW_555_SER.cis"),  /* Sierra Aircard 555 CDMA 1xrtt Modem -- pre update */
> +       PCMCIA_DEVICE_CIS_MANF_CARD(0x013f, 0xa555, "SW_555_SER.cis"),  /* Sierra Aircard 555 CDMA 1xrtt Modem -- post update */
>         PCMCIA_DEVICE_CIS_PROD_ID12("MultiTech", "PCMCIA 56K DataFax", 0x842047ee, 0xc2efcf03, "MT5634ZLX.cis"),
>         PCMCIA_DEVICE_CIS_PROD_ID12("ADVANTECH", "COMpad-32/85B-4", 0x96913a85, 0xcec8f102, "COMpad4.cis"),
>         PCMCIA_DEVICE_CIS_PROD_ID123("ADVANTECH", "COMpad-32/85", "1.0", 0x96913a85, 0x8fbe92ae, 0x0877b627, "COMpad2.cis"),
>
>
>
>
> Could you test this patch, please? -- whether the CIS update is loaded
> automagically then and whether it works "out of the box" then?
>
> Thanks!
>
>         Dominik
>


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