3Com Megahertz 3CXM756 PCMCIA modem on 5.3
astrodog at gmail.com
Sun Jan 30 14:14:13 PST 2005
On Sun, 30 Jan 2005 12:26:50 -0500, Duane Winner <dwinner-lists at att.net> wrote:
> M. Warner Losh wrote:
> >In message: <41F6C64B.3040700 at att.net>
> > Duane Winner <duanewinner at att.net> writes:
> >: Warner Losh wrote:
> >: >>Thanks! That would be great. At least I know it's not just me.
> >: >>
> >: >>
> >: >
> >: >I've updated what I think is the fix to RELENG_5, so please test and
> >: >let me know.
> >: >
> >: >
> >: >
> >: That did the trick. I took one of my other T30's and changed my cvs tag
> >: from RELENG_5_3 to RELENG_5, cvsup'd, buildword and buildkernel, and I
> >: was able to dial out.
> >: I get this now when inserting the card:
> >: pccard1: Allocation failed for cfe 32
> >: sio4: <3Com Megahertz 3CXM756/3CCM756> at port 0x2f8-0x2ff irq 5
> >: function 0 config 33 on pccard1
> >: sio4: type 16550A
> >: sio4: unable to activate interrupt in fast mode - using normal mode
> >: And the obligatory 'detach' when I remove it.
> >Cool. Sounds about right. Not sure you should be getting the
> >allocation failed bit, but that's harmless, as is the fast interrupt
> >: Any chance of this getting into RELENG_5_3? I'm not sure how that works
> >: (since 5.3 gets "security and critical fixes" only), but I thought I
> >: would ask. Does this classify as a critical fix?
> >Hmmm. Lemme ask.
> Hi Warner,
> I was just wondering what the status of this is, if any. I'm about
> commit our in-house installation procedures for 5.3, and others on my
> team are going to want to migrate soon, but lack of PPP support on our
> laptops isn't going to fly over too well, especially now that there is
> some travelling going on. We want to stick to -release, as opposed to
> I was thinking, I figure we have three possible options:
> 1. If your patch is going to get merged into 5.3-release, that would be
> the best route; but if that isn't going to happen, or not soon:
> 2. Could we manually apply your patch to /usr/src after cvsup'ing before
> 3. Find a different PCMCIA modem that is supported by 5.3-release. Most
> seem to be dirt-cheap these days, so if there is another one that works,
> we wouldn't be opposed to picking these up.
> Your thoughts/advice?
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If its in RELENG_5 (-STABLE) you oughta be able to cvsup to that. Imo,
with mobiles, for the time being they should be running -STABLE if
they have support problems anyway.
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