machine can not reboot itself while ed1 is present (sources of 19th feb 2004)

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Thu Feb 19 14:28:39 PST 2004

On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 10:02:16PM +0100, Tomaz Borstnar wrote:
> Hello!
> 	With ed1 (Synergy NE2000 compatible 16bit PCMCIA card) being present 
> 	in machine it can not reboot itself. It "hangs" (actually waits) after 
> printing out Uptime line until the card is physically removed from the 
> machine and then machine can happily proceed with the reboot. It appears 
> that it can wait for very long time for me to remove the card from 
> machine :) Unfortunately, I can not go into DDB while it is waiting  for 
> me to remove the card.

I can reproduce that problem with my own ed(4) card. I'll dig into it.
I'm not yet sure why it doesn't properly detach the card on reboot.

As short term solution either use OLDCARD or detach the card before
rebooting :)


> It does not have this problem with xl card.
> I used sources from today with GENERIC kernel.
> Toma?

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