[ltp] Re: various RH 7.3 problems

Tino Keitel linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Mon, 24 Jun 2002 09:17:43 +0200

On Sun, Jun 23, 2002 at 12:15:56 -0500, Bill Williamson wrote:
> David Margrave writes:
> > I would advise any thinkpad 600 user to stay away from redhat 7.3 and
> > 2.4 kernels at this stage, that is, if you have a pcmcia modem you want
> > to use.
> I have a TP600X with RH7.3, and their newest 2.4 kernel.  I just joined the 
> list, so I dont know if this has been brought up before... 
> I cannot run pcmcia ANYTHING in my top slot.  It will throw all sorts of 
> errors, the card won't work, and when I try to shut down, it will die when 
> it tries to kill the system logger. 
> In my bottom slot, everything I've used works great.  I've had this happen 
> on two different TP600X's (I use it at work, asked for a replacement after 
> the first one did it).

Is it a cardbus card? Maybe the upper slot has no cardbus irq assigned.
I don't know if this is pure nonsense since I've never used cardbus
cards, only PCMCIA. I only saw the option to assign 2 IRQs for cardbus
in ps2.exe.


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