pcmcia- config.opts, cis and pci
david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Thu Aug 29 14:21:59 EST 2002
On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 09:30:27AM +0530, Sanjeev Manral wrote:
> Thank you david,
> right now I 'm using 16 bit card. does it mean that enabling pci has no
> sigficant as there is no pci bus.
That should be true.
> you can have a look at hardware(visit link)
> do I need to write a driver for sockets of my controller?
If there isn't a socket driver already available for your PCMCIA
controller hardware, then yes.
> From: David Gibson [mailto:david at gibson.dropbear.id.au]
> Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2002 5:21 AM
> To: 'linuxppc-dev at lists.linuxppc.org'
> Subject: Re: pcmcia- config.opts, cis and pci
> On Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 03:30:14PM +0530, Sanjeev Manral wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm using pcmcia-cs-3.2.0 my kernel is 2.4.17. It's a ppc405 board.
> > pcmcia-cs is not able to detect ide_cs card and telling it a Blank card.
> > I've tried many options in /etc/pcmcia/config.opts but nothing is working.
> > I'm having one more doubt. there is no PCI brige in manual of my hardware.
> > It is using coreconnect architecture and PCMCIA controller is directly
> > connected to processor local bus. In hardware there is not a single
> > of pci-plb bridge.
> > If I disable "pci" in "make xconfig" "card bus support" is also disabling
> > and there are no sockets.
> > shall I enable "pci" and "card bus support"( I'm trying this, IS IT
> > CORRECT?)
> Probably not - are you using a 16-bit PCMCIA "PC Card" or a 32-bit
> "CardBus" card. Since you have no PCI, chances are your hardware will
> only support the 16-bit cards.
> > I debugged it with enable "pci" and "card bus support". driver is not able
> > to get a valid cis. and trying to load a blank card driver( memory_cs )
> > instead of ide_cs.
> > Is it a problem with only config.opts or some other problem.
> > I don't know where to proceed. if somebody knows how and where to get a
> > valid config.opts please let me know.
> > thanks,
> > Sanjeev
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