IRQ'S Bugging me!! Help!!
Fri Jul 23 18:03:41 PDT 2004
What pcmcia controller does the laptop have and what version of the kernel
are you running. If it is a later 2.4 kernel and a newer laptop, it probably
should be running the yenta_socket driver for pcmcia. I have an older
laptop that was a real bugger to get the card services working in Linux. I
couldn't use the yenta_ socket driver. I had to pass some boot options to
the kernel when booting to make mine work but it was older hardware (P200mmx
laptop). I noticed your /proc/interrupts was showing the i82365 driver. You
may try the yenta_socket driver and see what happens.
Let me know some more info and I may be able to help you
>From: "gaurav dawra" <openapproject at hotmail.com>
>To: vda at port.imtp.ilyichevsk.odessa.ua
>CC: hostap at shmoo.com
>Subject: IRQ'S Bugging me!! Help!!
>Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 23:45:43 +0000
>:) Thanx Denis , i have seen the fireworks, well these IRQ's are bugging me
>now :(. It's still NOT working. well i ran test.sh script and after
>starting the "pcmcia" services it does not respond back, it does not
>collect any errors . It seems like HardDisk is not responding back. So all
>i can do at that point is take the power off and plug it back to restart
>the machine. Kernel just stops working on me.
>If you have clue how the IRQ's are assigned by the linux kernel.
> 0: 69250 XT-PIC timer
> 1: 2184 XT-PIC keyboard
> 2: 0 XT-PIC cascade
> 8: 1 XT-PIC rtc
>11: 8936 XT-PIC eth0, i82365
>12: 6630 XT-PIC PS/2 Mouse
>14: 9157 XT-PIC ide0
>15: 20834 XT-PIC ide1
>I have excluded all these above IRQ's in the 'config.opts" file. But Still
>Does not work.
>Can i assign a static irq's to the hostap_cs driver. By modifying the
>"config.opts" file. I don't really know what to do, it is kind of
>FYI the bridge loads succesfully and but the card is giving the problem. I
>can successfuly load the "orinoco" drivers but not the hostap_cs one ?? why
>If anyone out there have any clue please suggest.
>>From: Denis Vlasenko <vda at port.imtp.ilyichevsk.odessa.ua>
>>To: "gaurav dawra" <openapproject at hotmail.com>
>>Subject: Re: IRQ interrupt problem& HOSTAP
>>Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 00:16:49 +0300
>>On Thursday 22 July 2004 19:16, gaurav dawra wrote:
>> > Thanx denis.
>> > For loading Hostap i just need to start the cardmgr byu
>> > start"
>> > What should i do after this, as the keyboard hangs and i could not able
>> > do anything.
>>You should create a shell script:
>>echo "Going to start PCMCIA"
>>echo "I will collect some data now. Reboot and examine /tmp contents"
>>cat /proc/interrupts >/tmp/ints
>>echo "Ok you may reboot me now."
>>shutdown -r now
>>Just run it:
>># sh test.sh
>>and watch the fireworks :)
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