Toshiab Equium A60 with PCMCIA Problem - *** DANGER *** unable to
remove socket power
sebpayne at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 12:15:17 EST 2005
I was reading the at http://pcmcia.arm.linux.org.uk/ and this seems to
describe the problem I am having with my Toshiba laptop. The Equium
A60 (which I believe is the same as the Toshiba A60-302) will work
with non-Cardbus PCMCIA cards (I have tried a Dell TrueMobile 1150 and
a MultiModem) which are both picked up fine using cardctl ident.
However, I can not use any Cardbus cards. I think this is because of
the problem described on the page saying *** DANGER *** unable to
remove socket power. When the machine boots up, the lights come on the
card (but very dimly) and when I check the /var/log/warn file, I see a
linux kernel: mtrr: 0xa0000000,0x4000000 overlaps existing
Then, when I eject the card (phyiscally I mean), I get this error
PCMCIA: socket ca76f42c: *** DANGER *** unable to remove socket power.
What do I need to add to the kernel command lines (my GRUB startup
file) to stop this from occuring? I have tried SuSE 9.2, Fedora Core 3
and Ubuntu Linux 4.10.
Any ideas gratefully recieved.
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