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Forum: PCMCIA driver development
Re: Question Are pcmcia clients in the kernel supported? (Bas Vermeulen)
Date: 1999, Nov 05
From: David Hinds <>

The status of the PCMCIA support in the 2.3 kernel tree is pretty much
that you are on your own for now.  It is very much experimental and a
work in progress.  If you are not sure you know what you are doing and
why you need the in-kernel PCMCIA support, and willing/able to track
down problems on your own, you are better off ignoring it completely.
It will be some time before it is well integrated with the rest of the
PCMCIA toolset.

I can't be sure what your specific problem is without knowing more: it
might help to say exactly what cardmgr's complaint was, or to compare
the system log traces from the working setup with the new setup.  You
also say you're using a custom driver: it is hard for me to speculate
about what problems there could be in code that I've never seen.  The
kernel Makefile/configfile stuff is "tricky" and my first guess would
be that your driver has not actually been linked into the kernel.

-- Dave

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