Re: Cardbus conflicts...

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Fri Apr 27 2001 - 12:48:18 EST

Evan Montgomery-Recht wrote:
> About 2 years ago, I bought a IBM 600E laptop with one
> of the IBM branded Xircom CardBUS cards. It took me
> about a month (with the help of a lot of people with
> simular machines) to figure out why the card would be
> recognized, and even connect to the network, but could
> never get a IP address from DHCP. It turned out that
> the sound card which is a one of the CS based chips.
> The fix that I found was that if I added the following
> line to the /etc/pcmcia/config.opts The card would be
> detected, and recognized, and get a IP address.
> exclude ports 0x2f8-0x2ff

What kernel are you running? You may need to go to for support, not there.

For kernel 2.4, make sure you have the following options set, exactly as
I present them, in your kernel .config file.

# CONFIG_I82365 is not set

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