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cardbus activation failed



Kenneth D. Merry wrote:

>On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 13:18:47 +0100, Michael Hollmann wrote:
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>>hi
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>>i am running FreeBSD 5.2 Release #0 on my laptop. my wlan card is 
>>"netgear WG512 Cardbus 32bit". i have no troubles to run this card under 
>>windows 2000 prof. but on FreeBSD 5.2 i get "cardbus activation failed".
>>
>>should this be fixed now ???
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>You haven't mentioned what kind of laptop you have.
>
>With my Dell Inspiron 8500, I can get things to work if I pull the card out
>and re-insert it.
>
>It's just that the onboard ethernet then blows up if it is enabled.
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Same here with a Latitude D600 - I have a bge (broadcom) gig-e onboard.  
Any cardbus card inserted hoses it all up, and FreeBSD thinks I have two 
bge cards installed, and things go downhill from there.  I think M. 
Warner Losh said he had some patches for this, but was waiting to commit 
or was waiting for time at least..

Eric


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