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Old 05-10-2006, 07:55 PM   #1
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PCI card detected as generic, sort of


I have a PCMCIA card I'm trying to install and configure. When I insert the card, I see that event in /var/log/messages as a generic card inserted. However, I do not see any changes in /proc/bus/usb/devices which I expect to see. I'm not sure how to get the card to appear as a device. If I can get that far, there is another thread here that will take me the rest of the way (unable to post url).

Details: Fedora Core 3, 4, and now 5. Card is a Novatel V620 EV-DO Network card. Card is supposed to show as a USB device to the OS.

I know I'm missing something basic. Any and all suggestions would be appreciated. I've worked on this for over a week without making any significant progress, and could really use a hand. Thanks to all in advance!
 
Old 05-12-2006, 07:10 PM   #2
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Type as root:
ifconfig -a
 
Old 05-15-2006, 11:34 AM   #3
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Results summarized below (system is not on the network)

# ifconfig -a

eth0
link encap:Ethernet
HWaddr <valid MAC address>
MTU:1500
Interrupt:18
Base address:0x2000

lo
(standard loopback device)

sit0
Link encap:IPv6-in-IPv4
NOARP
MTU:1480

<and a few vmnet devices>

The problem was occuring before I ever installed vmware.
 
Old 05-15-2006, 06:14 PM   #4
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You got eth0, so you have an ethernet card named 0.
Put your distro in your profile.
You can do static or dynamic:
ifconfig eth0 192.168.0.2 netmask 255.255.255.0
(read "man ifconfig" for more details) or:
dhcpcd eth0
 
  


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