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Inspiron 8000 pcmcia problem??



well tryed that as well still nothing. dood im not getting another dell!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sean Welch" <welchsm_(_at_)_earthlink_(_dot_)_net>
To: <delusional_(_at_)_si_(_dot_)_rr_(_dot_)_com>
Cc: <freebsd-mobile_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2004 4:01 PM
Subject: Re: Inspiron 8000 pcmcia problem??


> I do not have "pccard_ifconfig" set to DHCP.  I've got a script
> I run under 4.9 on boot that checks to see if my wireless card
> is installed and then runs dhclient on it.
>
> For 5.1-whatever I've got these lines:
>
> removable_interfaces="wi0"
> pccard_ifconfig="NO"
> ifconfig_wi0="DHCP"
> pccard_enable="YES"
> pccard_mem="0xd8000"
>
> That works fine for me with a GENERIC kernel and a stock
> pccard.conf -- nothing special there.  Substitute whatever
> your interface name is for "wi0" and it should work the
> same as mine does.
>
> I suspect your interfaces are getting confused because of
> the options you are trying.  The configuration I've got listed
> above sets up the card and runs dhclient on it at boot.  Have
> you tried leaving out all but the pccard_enable and
> pccard_mem lines to see if the interface will configure okay?
> You ought to be able to just do the dhclient ed1 that you
> tried before and have it just work.
>
>                                                                Sean
> _______________________________________________
>
> > Ok just tryed that out, no luck =\ maybe you have something setup
> > differently then me right now 5.2 rc2 is on the system my rc.conf
currently
> > has:
> > pccard_enable="YES"
> > pccard_ifconfig="DHCP"
> > pccard_mem="0xd8000"
> >
> > Is there something else you have maybe in pccard.conf or in your kernel.
> > Right now i just have the generic kernel loaded i tryed dhclient ed1 and
> > just get kernel: ed1: device timeout.
> > Anyway would love to hear your config as this is the most frustrating
> > problem I  have encountered while using fbsd and just want to find the
> >solution. thanks -paul
>
>
>
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