Re: Can't recognize Adaptec APA-1480 with 2.4.0-test1-ac4

From: Garst R. Reese (
Date: Thu Jun 01 2000 - 00:04:17 EST

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David Hinds <>

>>On Wed, May 31, 2000 at 06:28:12PM -0700, Michael D. Crawford wrote:

>> May 31 18:14:56 kingofswing cardmgr[50]: no product info available

> This is the key, I think. I think the problem is that the 2.3 hot
> plug PCI code does not enable the PCI expansion ROM... but the PCMCIA
> drivers want to use this to identify the card.

> Maybe you want to submit a change to the kernel folks to keep them in
> sync?

> The differences between those versions of apa1480_stub have no effect
> on 2.3 kernels.

- -- Dave

This sounds right. If I make PCMCIA a module (pcmcia-core) the rc.pcmcia
start says it cannot map memory for my modem, and I get no product info.
If I build it into the kernel it works. This is still true on ac7.

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