cardbus activation failed

Kenneth D. Merry ken at
Tue Jan 20 08:16:33 PST 2004

On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 13:18:47 +0100, Michael Hollmann wrote:
> hi
> 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 ???

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.

Kenneth Merry
ken at

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