Xircom pcmcia CEM56 eth/modem combo works on thinkpad 390 but not 600

David Hinds dhinds at sonic.net
Tue Oct 11 14:33:01 EDT 2005

On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 11:17:56AM -0700, Joseph Mack NA3T wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Oct 2005, Joseph Mack NA3T wrote:
> >These machines are similar (P2, 266 to 300MHz), running 2.6.13 and 
> >pcmciautils 005 or 010 (both same result)
> the thinkpad that doesn't work has a winmodem. There's 
> conflicts when I boot the machine up in W2K and haven't
> got it to work there either.
> Is the winmodem likely to be causing problems in 
> linux-2.6.13? If so, what do I do?

How about:

  exclude port 0x2f8-0x2ff

in /etc/pcmcia/config.opts?

(I think this port range is used by the winmodem; you can check that
the non-working Xircom card is also trying to use this IO port range)

-- Dave

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