pccard woes (probably rcNG buglet)

Emiel Kollof coolvibe at hackerheaven.org
Mon Oct 6 02:23:53 PDT 2003


Somehow the stuff in rc that handles pcmcia card ejection and insertion
isn't doing it's thing. Sure enough the card gets detected and initialized,
but it isn't starting the network or dhclient.

Test case:

1. Boot up, leave network pcmcia card out of the slot.
2. Insert card, hear some nice beeps. Tail /var/log/messages to see if it
gets detected and stuff.
3. Monitor ifconfig to see if it gets an IP number (either from dhclient or

With a world/kernel as of last friday afternoon (CEST), the interface
doesn't come up *at all*.

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