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Question SmartMedia card insert doesn't work 

Forum: PCMCIA ATA/IDE Device Issues
Date: 2000, Jan 15
From: Friedemann Baitinger baiti

I have a noname SmartMedia adapter. When I insert the adapter with a card inserted or insert a card while the adapter is already inserted, the adapter is not recognized.

 syslog messages indicate:

 get dev info on socket 0 failed: Resource temporarily unavailable

Now while the card is still inserted, if I then use the cardctrl GUI and manually do a 'eject' and then a 'insert' via the pulldown menu card insertion always works without problems. The situation is reproducable either way. Inserting mechanically always fails with the same message. eject/insert sequence using the cardctl program always works. It doesn't matter how long I wait between the eject and the insert sequence.

Any ideas why it works one way but not the other. BTW: a friend of mine has the same adapter but is using a different type of notebook. With his machine, the manual insert works just fine.

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1. None More info needed by David Hinds, 2000, Jan 22
1. None requested info... by Friedemann Baitinger, 2000, Jan 22
2. None more of requested info by Friedemann Baitinger, 2000, Jan 22
1. None Something to try by David Hinds, 2000, Mar 29

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