This is a discussion on Re: pccard slot not working properly - FreeBSD ; Jim Stapleton wrote: > Alright, attached at the end is the (extremely large) results of your > request. As I said in a previous reply, I didn't know what was the > required information. Anyway, I'm getting this sooner than ...
Jim Stapleton wrote:
> Alright, attached at the end is the (extremely large) results of your
> request. As I said in a previous reply, I didn't know what was the
> required information. Anyway, I'm getting this sooner than later, as
> the Intel drivers on Gentoo were nonfunctional, and I find, when
> things are broken, I'd rather be in BSD than Linux.
Purely on the basis its a toshiba, have you tried adding
to /boot/loader.conf ?
(my old 8100 needs this for its pcmcia to work although the symptoms
don't quite match and i seem to remember another tecra i had needed this
> -Jim Stapleton
> dmesg output
> On 10/3/06, M. Warner Losh
>> I hate to sound like Bill Paul, but can you provide a little more
>> information? Like what card is this? Cardbus or PC Card?
>> I'd boot -v and also turn on the following tunables:
>> in /boot/loader.conf and post the dmesg here (or a pointer to it), in
>> addition to cc'ing me. My wife is expecting any day now, so I might
>> suddenly disappear for a couple of weeks. There are others here that
>> can help you out, however, if you post this basic information.
>> In message: <80f4f2b20609291227u422291b6ucfc1d7b38a1c2a3e@mail. gmail.com>
>> "Jim Stapleton"
>> : I have a pccard wireless NIC, and I know it comes up and runs in
>> : Knoppix, but in FreeBSD, it is troubled. It is reported to work on one
>> : website, using NDIS, but I don't get far enough to make use of it.
>> : After some testing, I suspect it's the notebook not recognizing the
>> : pccard slot.
>> : - The cards diagnostic light blinks green and then goes off when
>> : - The card information does not appear in dmesg after insertion
>> : - The card appears to work fine in knoppix
>> : - I'll have a friend with some spare pccards come over tomorrow - her
>> : cards work on her BSD box just fine, just to verify if it's card or
>> : card controller.
>> : My question, the system is a Toshiba Satellite A105-4001. It is an
>> : i850/ICH7 based machine. What's the best way to see what the pccard
>> : device is, and figure out how to get it working?
>> : My main test that leaves me suspicious, I booted the machine with the
>> : card and ran the following commands:
>> : $ ls /dev > IL-dev
>> : $ dmesg > IL-dmesg
>> : $ pciconf > IL-pciconf
>> : Next, I rebooted it without the card:
>> : $ ls /dev > I-dev
>> : $ dmesg > I-dmesg
>> : $ pciconf > I-pciconf
>> : Next I diff'ed the IL files with their matching I files, the only
>> : difference that popped up with dmesg with the 'Timecounter "TSC"
>> : frequency [...]. entry, which to my knowledge, should not be related
>> : to the problem at all.
>> : Any suggestions?
>> : Thanks,
>> : -Jim Stapleton
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