Ricoh PCI-PCMCIA adapter in HostAP
Fri Jan 9 14:34:00 PST 2004
Quoting "mrcool at stupidgamerz.com" <mrcool at stupidgamerz.com>:
> > hi all,
> > I intend to use a Ricoh PCI-PCMCIA adapter and a Dlink DWL 650 PCMCIA card
> > to turn a RH9 Desktop PC into an Access Point
> This should all work fine, but i have found the problems you are having are
> related the Ricoh adapter, especially in older hardware. One suggestion is
> to put "pci=biosirq" in as a kernel boot parameter. Again, the older the
> hardware the more likely that this will help. Secondly, if you are using the
> external pcmcia, put "irq_mode=0 pci_csc=0 poll_interval=100" in the
> PCIC_OPTS field in /etc/sysconfig/pcmcia. Try the "pci=biosirq" (if you use
> lilo, you add 'append = "pci=biosirq"' to the lilo.conf). With kernel
> pcmcia this is all I know to try...
I've looked at the logs and it doesn't look like an interrupt problem to me.
It's more like that the card is revision P with Prism 3 chipset. See recent
archives. Only the CVS HEAD version (not 0.1.x) supports initialization of the
card without primary firmware.
I believe that "Could not get RID for component NIC" is caused by missing
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