symbol card with orinoco_cs on mpc823

David Gibson david at
Fri Aug 2 16:23:24 EST 2002

On Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 02:01:52PM +0800, shaowei dai wrote:
> Hello,
> Has anybody tried orinodo_cs 0.11b or 0.12b with success on symbol
> Spectrum24 High rate11M card on mpc platform?
> I've tried 2.4.18-pre3 and 2.4.19-rc3 kernel with orinoco driver. It works
> fine with intersil card. But
> when i try it on symbol card, it always crashes. After tracing down i find
> it is caused by hermes_init(). It seems the
> call to hermes_write_regn(hw,INTEN,0)  cause the crash. The ksymoops also
> suggest this function. It is just an io write. What can be wrong? And most
> strange thing is why it doesn't cause any trouble in normal intersil  card.

That's wierd - it is just a register write, so this sounds like a
low-level problem.  Is something about the card confusing the PCMCIA
system so it's reporting the wrong IO addresses?  Or maybe the timing
is a little bit different and something in the slot driver can't cope.

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