WLAN card is identified correctly but cannot be configured

Andrew Barr andrew.james.barr
Wed Jun 28 16:02:42 PDT 2006

On Wednesday 28 June 2006 18:56, ??? wrote:
> Hi!
> I have been trying to solve this issue for several weeks. Though i read the
> PCMCIA-HOTO "Resolving installation and configuration problems", i did not
> get the solution. I think you can help me with this problem, thanks very
> much.
> I want to drive Wireless LAN Card DWL-650 which is inserted in an
> PCI-PCMCIA card(CardBus bridge: Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c475), and the PCI-PCMCIA
> card is inserted in an PCI slot on the Xilinx ML310 board (Vertex-II FPGA,
> ppc405).


> root at cardctl ident
> Socket 0:
>   product info: "D", "Link DWL-650 11Mbps WLAN Card", "Version 01.02", ""
>   manfid: 0x0156, 0x0002
>   function: 6 (network)


Is this perhaps that bug that hit a few kernel releases back where the product 
info from the PC Card was incorrectly parsed? I believe that this was fixed 
by a 2.6.1x.y point release.

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