--- Davon Shire <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Hello everyone, > back in the days of 5.1.xxx my 3com CFM656B > (That's not the exact model > number sorry but it's in my machine at home at the > moment.) worked > beautifully. I had changed to the 5.1 branch of > FreeBSD because finally I > could use something other than a ratty Linksys > 10mbps pccard in my laptop. > I cvsup'd religeously and the world built well > (usually) and the kernels > kernelled and I was a righteous FreeBSD guru. But > then.. 5.2.1 hit and my > 3com netcard no longer functioned. I searched high > and low for fixes, > answers cvsup every chance I had and never once did > the card work again. > Everything shows normal in the dmesg but the bus > never resets and the system > can't get the station address. I checked interrupts > and the card bus is > there sharing life with the pccard interface at irq > 10. > If I'm using 5.1 of the OS (which I reinstalled > the other day because i'm > trying to get my new Linksys wifi card running) the > 3com works and data > flows at a reasonable rate. > Does anyone know of a fix for the cardbus since > that's the only thing I can > find that seems like it's out of wack? same hardware > works fine with 5.1 but > 5.2> is toiletville. > My 10mbps linksys card still works but it is a 16 > bit pccard and nothing and > no cards that I have that are 32bit cardbus work at > all. > This is on a IBM Iseries thinkpad 1141. It's been > my main work horse since I > bought it in 2000. > Please help make a ratty old laptop useful again. > I'll do what I can to > provide information to get this problem fixed. Since > I see current is now > trying to breath life into FreeBSD-6.0 and I would > hate to see this problem > continue. > Thank you in advance for everything. > > Sincerely > Davon If you are getting dmesg errors similar to
kernel: cbb0: cbb_power: 0V kernel: cbb0: bad Vcc request. ctrl=0xf000ff00, status=0xf000e2c3 kernel: cbb_power: 0V Try this patch ? http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-mobile/2004-September/004726.html I have a 3com575B that quit working after going to 5.3 beta from 5.2.1. The above patch made it work again. Here is another that may help. http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=66848 __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? New and Improved Yahoo! Mail - 100MB free storage! http://promotions.yahoo.com/new_mail _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"