kernel 2.6.17: hostap_cs not working, used to work on older kernels

Jar jar
Fri Oct 20 09:25:58 PDT 2006

> # lsmod | grep pcmcia
> pcmcia                 33468  1 fmvj18x_cs
> firmware_class          9344  1 pcmcia
> pcmcia_core            36368  4 fmvj18x_cs,pcmcia,pd6729,rsrc_nonstatic
> As can be seen from the presence of fmvj18x_cs (a wired ethernet PCMCIA
> card) enough is working to get some other PCMCIA cards loaded properly.

Hmm. if the wired ethernet PCMCI card is workiing, then the default irq_mode=1 is
correct, i.e. the pd6729 interrupts are connected to the pci side in the hw. So the
pd6729 socket driver is working then.

> kernel: wifi0: hfa384x_cmd: entry still in list? (entry=b2ff61e0, type=0, res=0)
> kernel: wifi0: hfa384x_cmd: command was not completed (res=0, entry=b2ff61e0,
> type=0, cmd=0x0021, param0=0xfd0b, EVSTAT=8010 INTEN=0010)
> kernel: wifi0: interrupt delivery does not seem to work
> kernel: wifi0: hfa384x_get_rid: CMDCODE_ACCESS failed (res=-110, rid=fd0b, len=8)
> kernel: Could not get RID for component NIC
> kernel: hostap_cs: Initialization failed
> kernel: prism2_config() failed
> kernel: hostap_cs: probe of 0.0 failed with error 1

Definitely you have some sort of irq delivery problem.

Best Regards, Jar

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