Re: PCMCIA initialisation & hotplug problems in 2.4

From: Richard Gooch (
Date: Tue Sep 05 2000 - 10:10:48 EST

Andrew Morton writes:
> I have been getting some very erratic behaviour in 2.4 with Cardbus
> initialisation and hotplug. In particular, timeouts when resetting the
> cards and total failure of the PCMCIA subsystem, necessitating a
> reboot.
> If anyone else is having difficulties could you please try the patch
> (against 2.4.0-test8-pre4) at
> and let me know the result?
> - In yenta.c: totally disable yenta_interrupt and rely on the
> one-second polling from the kernel thread. Also added some state
> transition sanity checking and removal of redundant transition
> events.

As you know, I don't really like this solution :-)
However, I don't actually see where you've disabled yenta_interrupt().
You've still got the call to request_irq(). So this still won't help
me. But I'll try it out tonight anyway, in case I'm blind.


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