Pcmcia hotplug question

Dominik Brodowski linux at dominikbrodowski.net
Wed Apr 20 13:08:49 EDT 2005

On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 07:54:23PM +0300, Jar wrote:
> I mean that, if we have a card, lets say 'Compaq WL200'. It has 'manfid: 0x0138,
> 0x0002'. At least orinoco_cs or hostap_cs drivers can run this card.
> in hostap_cs.conf we have:
> card "Compaq WL200"
>    version "Compaq", "WL200_11Mbps_Wireless_PCI_Card"
>    bind "hostap_cs"
> and in orinoco_cs.c we have:
> PCMCIA_DEVICE_MANF_CARD(0x0138, 0x0002),
> After the hostap driver is merged into the offical kernel, which driver the pcmcia
> hotplug system will load? Orinoco_cs or hostap_cs?

The one which is initialized first.
> If someone want to use orinoco_cs
> instead of hostap_cs and vice versa, what to do then?

Build one into the kernel, the other as module or not at all. Same as for
PCI devices, that is.


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