netgear cards?

Steven Hanley sjh at
Wed Aug 15 15:54:08 EST 2001

On Wed, Aug 15, 2001 at 01:03:01PM +1000, David Gibson wrote:
> If you're just modprobe-ing the driver of course it won't detect
> anything.  PCMCIA drivers don't probe for the hardware themselves -
> instead they just register and are then bound to the device by the
> PCMCIA subsystem.  So unless you use the PCMCIA config files to tell
> cardmgr to use the orinoco_cs driver for your DWL-650, the driver will
> never be instantiated.

oops, I was sort of assuming it would work like my airport card does in the
laptop, however I forgot the airport card is initialised completely
independantly of any pcmcia subsystems. Will try more with the dwl card when I
get home tonight. :)

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