CardBus cards not detected, PCMCIA cards are

Larry Finger Larry.Finger at
Mon Jun 12 12:15:57 EDT 2006

Jonathan Jara-Almonte wrote:
> On Monday 12 June 2006 07:57, you wrote:
> I tried the -mm kernel which has this patch included and it still didn't work, 
> nor did pci=assign-busses. I have found out however, that theoriginal owner 
> of this laptop, my brother, could not get a card working under windows which 
> leads me to believe it is a BIOS/hardware problem. The interesting thing is 
> that there seem to be no referances on the web to CardBus problems under 
> windows, indeed there is one page that was cached by google where the author 
> said he had the same laptop and problem as me however a card did work under 
> windows. I would try to install windows and test this, however I do not have 
> a spare hard-drive for a laptop.

Do you have the latest BIOS, which Compaq's site lists as KE.M1.61 (7-2003)?


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