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Re: Success! Full CardBus/EXCA on PCI->Cardbus Bridge + DbAU1500

Subject: Re: Success! Full CardBus/EXCA on PCI->Cardbus Bridge + DbAU1500
From: Pete Popov <>
Date: 14 Mar 2003 13:34:28 -0800
Cc: Linux MIPS mailing list <>
In-reply-to: <20030314122352.F20129@luca.pas.lab>
Organization: MontaVista Software
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On Fri, 2003-03-14 at 12:23, Jeff Baitis wrote:
> Everyone:
> Thank you very much for helping this green hand get up to speed on the MIPS
> platform.  I have successfully configured card services to work with the
> current linux_2_4 CVS, in conjunction with a TI PCI1510 PCI->CardBus bridge.
> There are a few card services options that you will need, in order to 
> replicate
> my work:
> 1. The pcmcia_core cis_speed needs to be set to a fairly low value.
>    I have successfully used `modprobe pcmcia_core cis_speed=10` and 
>    `modprobe pcmcia_core cis_speed=1.`
> 2. The PCMCIA memory window must map into the memory window assigned
>    by the PCI device autoconfiguration. Since my `lspci -v` shows:
>    00:0d.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments: Unknown device ac56
>        Subsystem: Unknown device 5678:1234
>        Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 168, IRQ 1
>        Memory at 40000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
>        Bus: primary=00, secondary=05, subordinate=00, sec-latency=176
>        Memory window 0: 40001000-40002000 (prefetchable)
>        Memory window 1: 40400000-407ff000
>        I/O window 0: 00004000-000040ff
>        I/O window 1: 00004400-000044ff
>        16-bit legacy interface ports at 0001
>    I configured /etc/pcmcia/config.opts as follows:
>        #
>        # Local PCMCIA Configuration File
>        #
>        #----------------------------------------------------------------------
>        # System resources available for PCMCIA devices
>        # remember to modprobe pcmcia_core cis_speed=10
>        include port 0x100-0x4ff, port 0xc00-0xcff
>        include memory 0x40000000-0x40ffffff
>        #-------------------------- eof 

Yep, I had to do that way back then when I got the same sort of setup
working.  Good job figuring that out :)

Just to confirm, this setup works with the current plus
the above info?  No other patches are required, correct?

I think I'll start an Alchemy/AMD FAQ or something in my directory and
put this information there. Thanks!


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