Zoom PC Card 56K/Intel PRO/100 PC Card

Jamie Bowden ragnar at sysabend.org
Tue Jan 6 11:26:20 PST 2004

I thought I'd give my old PCCards a try under RELENG_5_2 CVSup'd as of Tue
Jan  6 12:56:18 EST 2004

%uname -a
FreeBSD ghast 5.2-RC FreeBSD 5.2-RC #3: Tue Jan  6 13:57:17 EST 2004
jamie at ghast:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/ghast  i386

First, the Intel card:

start (40000000) < sc->membase (f6000000)
end (ffffffff) > sc->memlimit (fbffffff)
start (40000000) < sc->membase (f6000000)
end (ffffffff) > sc->memlimit (fbffffff)
pccard0: <unknown card> (manufacturer=0x0089, product=0x010a) at function
pccard0:    CIS info: Intel, EtherExpress(TM) PRO/100 PC Card Mobile
Adapter16, PRO/100 M16A

xe0 doesn't start upon insertion for some reason.

If I kldload if_xe.ko by hand first, then the driver attaches properly.
I'm guessing adding 'device xe' to my kernel config would take care of
this, but I would think that should be unecessary.

start (40000000) < sc->membase (f6000000)
end (ffffffff) > sc->memlimit (fbffffff)
start (40000000) < sc->membase (f6000000)
end (ffffffff) > sc->memlimit (fbffffff)
xe0: <Intel EtherExpress(TM) PRO/100 PC Card Mobile Adapter16> at port
0f irq 11 function 0 config 1 on pccard0
xe0: Intel CE3, version 0x45/0x04, 100Mbps capable
xe0: Ethernet address 00:a0:c9:bc:3e:b4

So all's mostly well there.  After an eject, the machine locked up on me
once, but I can't seem to replicate it.  This is good; xe is now newcard.

start (40000000) < sc->membase (f6000000)
end (ffffffff) > sc->memlimit (fbffffff)
CIS is too long -- truncating
pccard0: Card has no functions!
cbb0: PC Card card activation failed

That's the Zoom modem.  It worked under 4-S just fine.  It would be
attached to by sio and assigned the next available sio*.  This is a real
hardware modem, Zoom 2975L, and at least putting it in no longer panics
5.x (which is what I was expecting, as that is what happened consistently

Having xe working is nice, but since bge works with the onboard
controller, it's not strictly necessary.  The onboard PCTel softmodem is
another story.  Does anyone else have one of these, and have they managed
to make it work under 5.x?

Jamie Bowden

"It was half way to Rivendell when the drugs began to take hold"
Hunter S Tolkien "Fear and Loathing in Barad Dur"
Iain Bowen <alaric at alaric.org.uk>

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