How to use compact flash on embedded 2.6.11 system?

Dirk Behme dirk.behme at
Wed Feb 9 02:01:21 EST 2005

David Hinds wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 08, 2005 at 05:31:59PM +0100, Dirk Behme wrote:
>>Because PCMCIA HOWTO tells that most CF cards lack a CIS, I think this 
>>is OK (?). Now, I'm not sure how to go on:
> The PCMCIA HOWTO does not say that most CF cards lack a CIS.  All CF
> cards have a CIS.  

Thanks for the hint! Seems that I misunderstood "Some flash memory 
cards, and most simple static RAM cards, lack a ``Card Information 
Structure'' (CIS), " then ;-)

> I'd guess that your code for handling memory
> mapping is not working.

I will look into this.

> So... I think the rest of your questions are mostly moot until you
> figure out why your socket driver is not working.

OK. But do I need pcmciamtd later if I found the problem? I'm confused 
because of the BROKEN marker in 2.6.11-rc2.


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