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Forum: PCMCIA Multifunction Card Issues
Date: 2000, May 22
From: Brian Candler <b.candler@pobox.com>

Hello,

I've just got a SocketCom ES-1000 (aka E-I/O) combo ethernet and RS-232 card: http://www.socketcom.com/eiomp.htm

Unfortunately, I can't get the ethernet part to work, although the serial part is fine. I have added the following to /etc/pcmcia/config:

 card "SocketCom ES-1000 Ethernet/RS-232"
   manfid 0x0104, 0x000a
   bind "pcnet_cs", "serial_cs"

Now the card is recognised and I get two high beeps. It even successfully reads the MAC address from the card. However, when I try to ping something, the ARP packets come out as all-ones - see below.

My machine is a Sony Vaio PCG-C1F, running the latest RedHat kernel package (2.2.14-12). A 3com 3c562 works fine in this machine.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,

Brian Candler.

 May 22 10:39:21 vaio cardmgr[392]: initializing socket 0
 May 22 10:39:21 vaio cardmgr[392]: socket 0: SocketCom ES-1000 Ethernet/RS-232
 May 22 10:39:21 vaio cardmgr[392]: executing: 'insmod /lib/modules/2.2.14-12/net/8390.o'
 May 22 10:39:21 vaio cardmgr[392]: executing: 'insmod /lib/modules/2.2.14-12/pcmcia/pcnet_cs.o'
 May 22 10:39:21 vaio cardmgr[392]: executing: 'insmod /lib/modules/2.2.14-12/pcmcia/serial_cs.o'
 May 22 10:39:21 vaio kernel: eth0: NE2000 Compatible: io 0x300, irq 3, auto xcvr, hw_addr 00:C0:1B:00:1E:C1 
 May 22 10:39:21 vaio kernel: tty01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A 
 May 22 10:39:21 vaio cardmgr[392]: executing: './network start eth0'
 May 22 10:39:22 vaio cardmgr[392]: executing: './serial start ttyS1'

 # ifconfig eth0
 eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:C0:1B:00:1E:C1  
           inet addr:192.168.1.191  Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
           UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
           RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
           TX packets:15 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
           collisions:0 txqueuelen:100 
           Interrupt:3 Base address:0x300 

[then ping 192.168.1.254, and look at tcpdump on another machine:]

 11:52:23.405970 ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff ffff 60: 
                          ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
                          ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
                          ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
 11:52:24.399510 ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff ffff 60: 
                          ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
                          ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
                          ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
 11:52:25.399489 ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff ffff 60: 
                          ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
                          ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
                          ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
 11:52:26.399820 ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff ffff 60: 
                          ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
                          ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
                          ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff

 $ cat /etc/sysconfig/pcmcia
 PCMCIA=yes
 PCIC=i82365
 PCIC_OPTS=
 CORE_OPTS=

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1. None Not sure, but here is something to try by David Hinds, 2000, May 26
1. Sad Sorry, that's not it by Brian Candler, 2000, May 28
2. Ok Got it!! by Brian Candler, 2000, May 31
1. Sad Spoke too soon by Brian Candler, 2000, May 31

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