Cardctl Netgear Problem

Miguel Bello mbello at
Wed Apr 5 09:29:48 EST 2006

Hi all,

I have a TQM8xxL board with cvs linux 2.4 devel.

I am testing Netgear wireless card MA401
When execute command "cardctl ident" I have an kernel oops

Machine check in kernel mode.
Caused by (from SRR1=9032): Transfer error ack signal
Oops: machine check, sig: 7
NIP: C00CC2C0 XER: 00000000 LR: C00CC29C SP: C0371B80 REGS: c0371ad0 
TRAP: 0200    Not tainted
MSR: 00009032 EE: 1 PR: 0 FP: 0 ME: 1 IR/DR: 11
TASK = c0370000[338] 'cardctl' Last syscall: 54
last math 00000000 last altivec 00000000
GPR00: C30C1000 C0371B80 C0370000 C30C0000 C018AC30 C30C0000 FDFB3000 
GPR08: C30C0000 C30C0000 C039D000 00001000 84004042 1001D334 00000000 
GPR16: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00009032 00371F40 00000000 
GPR24: C00044C0 C0371BEA 00000002 C03E6844 C0371BEA 00000002 C03E6800 
Call backtrace:
C00CC29C C00CC978 C00CCE90 C00CCC58 C00D19E0 C0048224 C000451C
3000B124 10001394 10001478 10001834 100023E0 0FEBCEF4 00000000
Bus error

Using ksymoops I get the following

 >>NIP; c00cc2c0 <read_cis_mem+174/1e8>
 >>GPR4; c018ac30 <swapper_pg_dir+c30/1000>
 >>GPR23; c0004768 <ret_from_except+0/34>
 >>GPR24; c00044c0 <DoSyscall+0/5c>

Trace; c00cc29c <read_cis_mem+150/1e8>
Trace; c00cc978 <read_cis_cache+e8/160>
Trace; c00cce90 <pcmcia_get_next_tuple+ac/2dc>
Trace; c00ccc58 <pcmcia_get_first_tuple+f0/104>
Trace; c00d19e0 <ds_ioctl+43c/7e0>
Trace; c0048224 <sys_ioctl+364/388>
Trace; c000451c <ret_from_syscall_1+0/b4>
Trace; 3000b124 Before first symbol
Trace; 10001394 Before first symbol
Trace; 10001478 Before first symbol
Trace; 10001834 Before first symbol
Trace; 100023e0 Before first symbol
Trace; 0febcef4 Before first symbol
Trace; 00000000 Before first symbol

Does anyone have an idea  what is wrong ?

Many thanks in advance


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