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Forum: PCMCIA Installation and Configuration Issues
Re: Question ISA adapter with Ricoh chipset (Matthias Kattanek)
Date: 2000, Apr 21
From: David Hinds <>

You have a parallel port at 0x3e0?  That would be quite odd: this is
not a standard location for a parallel port.  Also I don't think that
can be the problem, because it should have interfered with correct
identification of the Ricoh chip if it were true.

The PCMCIA-HOWTO has a section about diagnosing startup crashes.  Your
messages show that the interrupt probe succeeded, but you're getting
stuck when cardmgr loads, even with no card inserted.  That matches
the HOWTO description of an IO port scan failure (section 3.4).

Edit the IO port windows in /etc/pcmcia/config.opts.  I'd probably try
deleting the windows one by one until the lock-up goes away.  Another
option would be to try recompiling PCMCIA with "PnP BIOS support"
switched on, which may do a better job of automatically figuring out
IO port resources used by other system devices.

The memory mapping in the Ricoh bridge is for mapping PCMCIA cards
into the host address space.  It doesn't allow you to change the IO
address of the Ricoh bridge itself.  I don't think you can change

-- Dave

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