Orinoco Silver/Fujitsu E340 problem
jt at bougret.hpl.hp.com
Fri Oct 26 11:58:21 EST 2001
Milos Zefran wrote :
> I can not get Orinoco Silver card to work on my laptop. I am running RedHat
> 7.1. I have tried kernel and stand-alone PCMCIA drivers, and several kernels
> (2.4.9, Redhat packaged 2.4.9-6, 2.4.13) and the result is always the same:
> either the driver fails to load properly, or the machine crashes. Here is what
> I get in /var/log/messages if the machine doesn't crash:
> Oct 24 22:55:37 ml cardmgr: initializing socket 1
> Oct 24 22:55:37 ml cardmgr: socket 1: Lucent Technologies WaveLAN/IEEE
> Oct 24 22:55:37 ml cardmgr: executing: 'modprobe orinoco_cs'
> Oct 24 22:55:37 ml kernel: hermes_read_ltv(): rid (0xfd20) does not match
> type (0xffff)
> Oct 24 22:55:37 ml kernel: hermes @ 0x140: Truncating LTV record from 131068
> to 8 bytes. (rid=0xfd20, len=0xffff)
> Oct 24 22:55:37 ml kernel: eth1: failed to read MAC address!
> Oct 24 22:55:37 ml kernel: orinoco_cs: register_netdev() failed
> Oct 24 22:55:38 ml cardmgr: get dev info on socket 1 failed: Resource
> temporarily unavailable
> Any suggestion would be welcome.
Sounds like a ioport problem. Try to force the card to another
I/O region by adding the appropriate exclude directive in
Also : tell us what firmware version it it.
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