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Re: Question Install and config of Linksys desktop PCMRDWR reader writer and PCM100H1 card (Jeff Gembler)
Date: 2000, Feb 26
From: David Hinds <dhinds@pcmcia.sourceforge.org>

> Are the PCMCIA drivers stable and usable for what I want to do?

should be.

> Where, specifically, are the driver modules or files that support
> the Linksys internal PCMCIA reader writer Model No. PCMRDWR

It's the i82365 module.

> Where, specifically, are the driver modules or files that support
> the Linksys Eth/HPNA card Model No. PCM100H1

It's the pcnet_cs module, as shown in the supported cards list.

> So, the kernel and PCMCIA should be in sync ?
> So no need to look into the CONFIG_MODVERSIONS kernel option?

correct.

> The way things are right now, I don't get any beeps on plugging in
> or removing a PCMCIA card.  Should I?

yes.

> Should I be able to 
> verify the PCMCIA reader/writer is present (by reading registers, etc.),

yes.

> If there is more that one option for PCIC_OPTS, should they be 
> comma separated on the same line,  or should/can different lines
> be used like:
>   PCIC_OPTS="   "

One line, space separated, like PCIC_OPTS="x=1 y=2 z=3".  The
PCMCIA-HOWTO says this in section 2.3.

> 7) Changed /etc/sysconfig/pcmcia
> 
>    PCMCIA="Yes"

Use "yes".  It is case sensitive.

>    PCIC_OPTS="extra_sockets=1"

You don't have any extra sockets, but it doesn't matter.

> [ A NOTE ABOUT THE VIA VT83C469 ]

This is your main problem.  The VT83C469 in the Linksys card is a
"Plug and Play" device.  You have to use the Linux isapnp package to
configure the card before it can be detected and used by the PCMCIA
drivers.  After that, the "probe" command will see it.

-- Dave

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