Re: PCI hiccup installing Lucent/Orinoco carbus PCI adapter

From: Ferenc Kubinszky (
Date: Wed Jul 18 2001 - 02:18:16 EST

> > [1.] One line summary of the problem:
> >
> > PCI Drivers fail to allocate interrrupt for Lucent Cardbus bridge
> >
> > [2.] Full description of the problem/report:
> >
> > The 2.4.3 kernel recognizes the card but failts to allocate an
> > interrupt for it. This is the Lucent Oinoco PCI Carbus bridge product
> > which is based on the TI1410 chip. In talking with Dave Hinds about
> > the problem, he looked at the enclose outbut and suggested that it
> > looks like a kernel/PCI problem.
> Is the card getting an interrupt from thew bios ? Check your bios screen
> after reboot. There should be a patch regarding this included in 2.4.6, would
> you try this and see if it works ?


Just an idea:
Check the "exclude irq n" lines in your /etc/pcmcia/config.opts
Maybe it conflicts with some "PnP" interrupt like serial or paralell

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