PCMCIA Problem Kernel 2.6.11-rc4

Dominik Brodowski linux at dominikbrodowski.net
Wed Feb 16 08:40:42 EST 2005

On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 08:16:14PM +0100, Andreas Millinger wrote:
> Hello,
> > Could you check whether this patch helps for the lockup problem? It 
> disables
> > notification of cardmgr of "ejection request" events so that "cardctl 
> eject"
> > behaves -- from an userspace point of view -- exactly as ejecting a card.
> I have checked with your patch, but it is just the same. There is also a 
> freez when I eject the card. I think,  that the problem isn't the freez 
> with the card. I have tried with 2 other cards (Xircom Bluetooth an 
> Xircom LAN) and there is no freez. So the freez mußt depend on that 
> card. But I think if the error is fixed, the freez is also fixed. Can 
> you reproduce the error (FATAL: /Module yenta_socket is in use)? I think 
> this is the problem./

Apply the patch and add "pcmcia" to the list of possible modules in the line 
stating "for a in ..." a few lines below "stop". Then "yenta_socket"
shouldn't be in use any longer.


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