ed1 mistakenly known as wi0 (Was: Re: Heads up: NEWCARD is coming)

Eirik Nygaard eirikn at kerneled.com
Wed Feb 11 11:33:25 PST 2004

On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 06:40:28PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 06:23:26PM +0100, Tomaz Borstnar wrote:
> > Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > 
> > >Second thing to try would be a reduced kernel w/o device wi. There
> > >might be some problems with device probing ATM, which I will start
> > >to solve after the initial NEWCARD commit. I'll keep the default at
> > >OLDCARD if that solved your problems though.
> > 
> > NEWCARD is causing problems for my NE2000 compatible 16-bit card. Before 
> > that it worked fine as ed1. With NEWCARD it is mistaken for wi0:
> > 
> > wi0 at port 0x300-0x31f irq 10 function 0 config 32 on pccard0
> > wi0: mac read failed 28
> > device_probe_and_attach: wi0 attach returned 28
> Can you try the attached patch? It updates the probe routine of if_wi,
> which hopefully fixes this.
> Joerg

Seems to be working here on my Dell TrueMobile wi card. Not tested on a
network, but probes just fine.

Eirik Nygaard
eirikn at xxxxxxxxxxxx    Never let a computer know you're in a hurry.
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