How to verify PCMCIA smart card reader working?

Dominik Brodowski linux at
Fri Jul 11 08:14:24 EDT 2008


On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 05:01:24PM +0800, Sihan Goi wrote:
> I have a Thinkpad X60 laptop with Mandriva 2008.1 and I've tried 2
> smart card readers, an Omnikey Cardman 4040 and a Gemplus GemPC Card.
> However, I can't even seem to get them detected.
> I've installed pcmciautils. When I do a tail -f /var/log/messages, I
> see the following line when I insert either PCMCIA reader:
> localhost kernel: pccard: PCMCIA card inserted into slot 0
> And when I remove the card:
> localhost kernel: pccard: card ejected from slot 0
> When I run pccardctl ident, no product info is available.
> Is there something else I need to do to get PCMCIA working?

what's the output of "lspcmcia -vvv"?


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