PC card has no functions!

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Thu Nov 3 14:40:14 GMT 2005

"gabriel n/a" <refractor_t at hotmail.com> writes:

>    Im sure that this problem has been solved before but looking through
>    all the other posts i cant seem to find any information about it.
>    i just installed freebsd 5.4 i386 on my old ibm thinkpad. now that im
>    starting to get familiar with this new operating system i want to be
>    able to access the internet but it will not connect. I have narrowed
>    the problem down to a message which i get
>    pccard1: Card has no functions!
>    cbb1:PC Card card activation failed
>    my ethernet card is a 3com megahertz 10Mbps lan 3cxe589et
>    if you could help me I would appreciate it.

Hard to say; it's not even clear which chipset it uses.
If you know, that would be a start.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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