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Re: Problems with PCMCIA on AMD dbau1100

To: Josh Green <>
Subject: Re: Problems with PCMCIA on AMD dbau1100
From: Pete Popov <>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 20:38:54 -0800
Cc: Eric DeVolder <>,
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Josh Green wrote:
On Tue, 2004-12-21 at 17:28 -0600, Eric DeVolder wrote:

cardbus isn't supported....and i'm not sure if the pcmcia slots are
even electrically compatible (meaning i hope your card/db1100 isn't

Ahh, thanks for that bit of insight.  I wasn't aware that 32 bit cardbus
was not supported.  I have a compact flash to PCMCIA adapter which I
have a 128MB compact flash card installed in, it was detected fine (no
damage seems to have occurred with either the card or au1100 PCMCIA
slots).  That solves that problem.

At first I was rather disappointed when I read this reply, but then I
looked up the wireless card I want to use (Senao NL-2511 Plus EXT2, a
Prism 2.5 based card) and it is PCMCIA Type II 16-bit which I suppose
should work using the hostap driver.

I've used the hostap driver on 2.4 with a Db1x board. It should work fine with 2.6 as well.


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