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Re: FC2 test1: pcmcia problems on dell i8100



On Feb 13, 2004, Alexander Volovics <awol home nl> wrote:

> The driver xirc2ps_cs is loaded and pcmcia is running but
> when pcmcia services are started I get the message:
> "pcmcia: cardmgr[1129]: no sockets found!" in the boot.log.

> Can somebody tell me how to get this working again with the
> 2.6 kernel. 

Be sure to have a look at the end of this bug report, it may affect
you: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=100528

FWIW, this got severely broken for me on FC2 test1; now the network
card doesn't work at all.  While debugging the problem, I found a
problem in initscripts that might also help you (without it you may
end up with hotplug disabled), but it unfortunately hasn't fixed the
problem for me.  I'm yet to file a new bug report with this patch, but
if someone would like to integrate the patch and save both of us a few
minutes, I certainly wouldn't mind :-)

--- /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/network-functions~	2004-01-28 04:19:41.000000000 -0200
+++ /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/network-functions	2004-02-13 15:04:53.000000000 -0200
@@ -180,8 +180,10 @@
     fi
     HOTPLUG=`cat /proc/sys/kernel/hotplug`
     echo "/bin/true" > /proc/sys/kernel/hotplug
-    modprobe $1 > /dev/null 2>&1 || return 1
+    modprobe $1 > /dev/null 2>&1
+    local status=$?
     echo "$HOTPLUG"  > /proc/sys/kernel/hotplug
+    test "$status" = 0 || return 1
     if [ -n "$HWADDR" ]; then
        local curdev=`ip -o link | awk -F ':' -vIGNORECASE=1 '/$HWADDR/ { print $2 }'`
        rename_device "$1" "$HWADDR" "$curdev"


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