Configuration problem with ide-cs

Dominik Brodowski linux at
Thu Jul 10 17:26:52 EDT 2008


On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 04:20:30PM -0500, Larry Finger wrote:
> On my test machine, the device works perfectly if I load the ide-cs module 
> before plugging in the device. If I boot with the card plugged in then the 
> machine hangs with the disk starting and stopping at roughly 1-2 second 
> intervals. The system recovers if the card is unplugged, but it gets a couple of 
> errors. The exact sequence of messages is
> pccard: card ejected from slot 0
> hda: status timeout: status=0xff { Busy }
> hda: drive not ready for command
> Trying to free nonexistent resource (000010e-000010e)  - I skipped some zeros
> Trying to free nonexistent resource (0000100-0000107)
> Those resources are the ones used by the card.
> Any suggestions on places to look? I'm not sure bisection is the way to go. At 
> least I have a work-around. If I add a 'modprobe ide_cs' rule to 
> 60-pcmcia.rules, then my test system works. Now to try it on the real system.

what's the output of "lspcmcia -vvv" in the working and the non-working
case, with the card inserted?


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