Jump to content
eroica

wireless card not being detected

Recommended Posts

hello,

problem here is since i upgraded kernel to 2.6.17 & hal to 0.5.7-12.mdk2006.0.mde on bootup my Intersil Prism2 mini-pci wireless card running Mandriva 2006 on Toshiba Satellite 1410 is recognized only about 1/2 the time. The other half I see that it refers to my wireless card as eth1 instead of eth0 and says cant find ant config file for device.I see a listing for pcmciautils-007-4mdk. Is this an update to pcmcia-cs that might solve my problem? The reason i say this is in /messages log i see this entry:

 

localhost kernel: pccard: PCMCIA card inserted into slot 0
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost kernel: pcmcia: Detected deprecated PCMCIA ioctl usage from process: cardmgr.
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost kernel: pcmcia: This interface will soon be removed from the kernel; please expect breakage unless you upgrade to new tools.
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost kernel: pcmcia: see [url=http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/pcmcia/pcmcia.html]http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kern...cia/pcmcia.html[/url] for details.
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost kernel: cs: IO port probe 0xc00-0xcff: clean.
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost last message repeated 2 times
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost kernel: cs: IO port probe 0x100-0x4ff: excluding 0x378-0x37f 0x408-0x40f 0x480-0x48f 0x4d0-0x4d7
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost last message repeated 2 times
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost kernel: cs: IO port probe 0xa00-0xaff: clean.
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost last message repeated 2 times
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost kernel: cs: memory probe 0xa0000000-0xa0ffffff: clean.
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost kernel: pcmcia: registering new device pcmcia0.0
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost kernel: Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 1.44M
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost kernel: FDC 0 is a post-1991 82077
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost kernel: NET: Registered protocol family 17
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost kernel: eth0: New link status: Disconnected (0002)
Sep  3 17:24:40 localhost kernel: eth0: New link status: Connected (0001)

 

It says interface will be removed unless upgrade to new tools

See also boot log:

 

Sep  2 18:17:30 localhost network: Shutting down interface eth1:  succeeded
Sep  2 18:17:31 localhost network: Shutting down loopback interface:  succeeded
Sep  2 18:17:31 localhost network: Disabling IPv4 packet forwarding:  succeeded
Sep  2 18:17:31 localhost network: Setting network parameters:  succeeded
Sep  2 18:17:31 localhost network: Bringing up loopback interface:  succeeded
Sep  2 18:17:31 localhost ifup: /bin/true
Sep  2 18:17:31 localhost ifup: e100 device eth0 does not seem to be present, delaying initialization.
Sep  2 18:17:32 localhost network: Bringing up interface eth0:  failed
Sep  2 18:17:32 localhost network: Bringing up interface eth1:  succeeded
Sep  2 18:17:32 localhost network: Bringing up interface sit0:  succeeded
Sep  2 18:27:23 localhost network: Shutting down interface eth1:  succeeded
Sep  2 18:27:23 localhost network: Shutting down loopback interface:  succeeded
Sep  2 18:27:23 localhost network: Setting network parameters:  succeeded
Sep  2 18:27:23 localhost network: Bringing up loopback interface:  succeeded
Sep  2 18:27:24 localhost ifup: /bin/true
Sep  2 18:27:24 localhost ifup: e100 device eth0 does not seem to be present, delaying initialization.
Sep  2 18:27:24 localhost network: Bringing up interface eth0:  failed
Sep  2 18:27:24 localhost network: Bringing up interface eth1:  succeeded
Sep  2 18:27:24 localhost network: Bringing up interface sit0:  succeeded

 

why does it refer to e100 driver for wireless eth0 interface?

Any other suggestions welcome ...thanx

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Most likely because you have a network card in your machine that uses an Intel network card driver - the e100. This is your wired network card. Your wireless should be wlan0 or similar.

 

I'm also moving the post to the MDE forums, because you're using a modified version of Mandriva now.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...