In fact PCMCIA runs fine together with devfs now. I recompiled the kernel
(to apply the patch from Eric) and got problems with pcmcia related
modules. Read the PCMCIA docs. After switching kernel support for pcmcia
OFF, the kernel compiled fine. Compiling and installing pcmcia-cs-3.1.23
made pcmcia work.
Russell Cattelan wrote:
> "Manfred W. Baumstark" wrote:
> > Matthew Geier wrote:
> > ...
> > >
> > > It is also a devfs problem - I posted about this a week or so back.
> > > Turn off devfs entirelty and run a 'traditional' /dev.
> > If I turn devfs off, I get a boot failure. (Redhat 7 with your pre 0.9 RPMS
> > applied).
> > There is something in the installcavs that says "before turning devfs off
> > you will need to obtain a fixed version of the kernel from the oss web
> > site". Is this fixed version somewere?
> Turning off devfs shouldn't cause boot failures?
> Any messages that might shed some light on things?
> I'm curious to find out why devfs has any affect on pcmcia.
> I've been running my laptop with devfs for about 6 months... no
> problems with pcmcia... well other than certain cards not working.
> Russell Cattelan
> Digital Elves inc. -- Currently on loan to SGI
> Linux XFS core developer.
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