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Old 08-21-2003, 06:03 PM   #1
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PCMCIA Modem Problem

Using a VAIO PCG - GRZ610
RH 9 - 2.4.20-9

RH seems to not be recognizing my PCMCIA Modem, the HSF drivers install without any errors but when i use a kppp or any other setup program my modem isn't recognized.
Previously had everything setup and working with SuSE 8.2 without a problem. I'll include the dmesg.

Linux version 2.4.20-9 ( (gcc version 3.2.2 20030313 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.2-10)) #1 Wed Apr 2 13:42:50 EST 2003
BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
BIOS-e820: 0000000000000000 - 000000000009e800 (usable)
BIOS-e820: 000000000009e800 - 00000000000a0000 (reserved)
BIOS-e820: 00000000000d8000 - 00000000000e0000 (reserved)
BIOS-e820: 00000000000e4000 - 0000000000100000 (reserved)
BIOS-e820: 0000000000100000 - 000000001fef0000 (usable)
BIOS-e820: 000000001fef0000 - 000000001feff000 (ACPI data)
BIOS-e820: 000000001feff000 - 000000001ff00000 (ACPI NVS)
BIOS-e820: 000000001ff00000 - 000000001ff80000 (usable)
BIOS-e820: 000000001ff80000 - 0000000020000000 (reserved)
BIOS-e820: 00000000ff800000 - 00000000ffc00000 (reserved)
BIOS-e820: 00000000fff80000 - 0000000100000000 (reserved)
0MB HIGHMEM available.
511MB LOWMEM available.
On node 0 totalpages: 130944
zone(0): 4096 pages.
zone(1): 126848 pages.
zone(2): 0 pages.
Sony Vaio laptop detected.
Kernel command line: ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi
ide_setup: hdc=ide-scsi
Initializing CPU#0
Detected 1988.550 MHz processor.
Console: colour VGA+ 80x25
Calibrating delay loop... 3971.48 BogoMIPS
Memory: 510840k/523776k available (1348k kernel code, 10304k reserved, 999k data, 132k init, 0k highmem)
Dentry cache hash table entries: 65536 (order: 7, 524288 bytes)
Inode cache hash table entries: 32768 (order: 6, 262144 bytes)
Mount cache hash table entries: 512 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)
Buffer-cache hash table entries: 32768 (order: 5, 131072 bytes)
Page-cache hash table entries: 131072 (order: 7, 524288 bytes)
CPU: Trace cache: 12K uops, L1 D cache: 8K
CPU: L2 cache: 512K
Intel machine check architecture supported.
Intel machine check reporting enabled on CPU#0.
CPU: After generic, caps: bfebf9ff 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU: Common caps: bfebf9ff 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.00GHz stepping 07
Enabling fast FPU save and restore... done.
Enabling unmasked SIMD FPU exception support... done.
Checking 'hlt' instruction... OK.
POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX
mtrr: v1.40 (20010327) Richard Gooch (
mtrr: detected mtrr type: Intel
PCI: PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xfd9ca, last bus=2
PCI: Using configuration type 1
PCI: Probing PCI hardware
PCI: Ignoring BAR0-3 of IDE controller 00:1f.1
Transparent bridge - Intel Corp. 82801BAM/CAM PCI Bridge
PCI: Using IRQ router PIIX [8086/248c] at 00:1f.0
isapnp: Scanning for PnP cards...
isapnp: No Plug & Play device found
Linux NET4.0 for Linux 2.4
Based upon Swansea University Computer Society NET3.039
Initializing RT netlink socket
apm: BIOS version 1.2 Flags 0x03 (Driver version 1.16)
Starting kswapd
VFS: Disk quotas vdquot_6.5.1
pty: 2048 Unix98 ptys configured
Serial driver version 5.05c (2001-07-08) with MANY_PORTS MULTIPORT SHARE_IRQ SERIAL_PCI ISAPNP enabled
ttyS0 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
PCI: No IRQ known for interrupt pin B of device 00:1f.6. Please try using pci=biosirq.
Real Time Clock Driver v1.10e
floppy0: no floppy controllers found
NET4: Frame Diverter 0.46
RAMDISK driver initialized: 16 RAM disks of 4096K size 1024 blocksize
Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 7.00beta-2.4
ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx
ICH3M: IDE controller at PCI slot 00:1f.1
PCI: Enabling device 00:1f.1 (0005 -> 0007)
ICH3M: chipset revision 2
ICH3M: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
ide0: BM-DMA at 0x1860-0x1867, BIOS settings: hdaMA, hdbio
ide1: BM-DMA at 0x1868-0x186f, BIOS settings: hdcMA, hddio
hda: HITACHI_DK23EA-40, ATA DISK drive
blk: queue c03c9f40, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
hda: host protected area => 1
hda: 78140160 sectors (40008 MB) w/2048KiB Cache, CHS=4864/255/63, UDMA(100)
ide-floppy driver 0.99.newide
Partition check:
hda: hda1 hda2
ide-floppy driver 0.99.newide
md: md driver 0.90.0 MAX_MD_DEVS=256, MD_SB_DISKS=27
md: Autodetecting RAID arrays.
md: autorun ...
md: ... autorun DONE.
NET4: Linux TCP/IP 1.0 for NET4.0
IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP, IGMP
IP: routing cache hash table of 4096 buckets, 32Kbytes
TCP: Hash tables configured (established 32768 bind 65536)
Linux IP multicast router 0.06 plus PIM-SM
NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.
RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
Freeing initrd memory: 146k freed
VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem).
Journalled Block Device driver loaded
kjournald starting. Commit interval 5 seconds
EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
Freeing unused kernel memory: 132k freed
usb.c: registered new driver usbdevfs
usb.c: registered new driver hub
usb-uhci.c: $Revision: 1.275 $ time 13:50:27 Apr 2 2003
usb-uhci.c: High bandwidth mode enabled
PCI: Found IRQ 9 for device 00:1d.0
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 00:1d.0 to 64
usb-uhci.c: USB UHCI at I/O 0x1800, IRQ 9
usb-uhci.c: Detected 2 ports
usb.c: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
hub.c: USB hub found
hub.c: 2 ports detected
PCI: Found IRQ 9 for device 00:1d.1
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 00:1d.1 to 64
usb-uhci.c: USB UHCI at I/O 0x1820, IRQ 9
usb-uhci.c: Detected 2 ports
usb.c: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 2
hub.c: USB hub found
hub.c: 2 ports detected
PCI: No IRQ known for interrupt pin C of device 00:1d.2. Please try using pci=biosirq.
usb-uhci.c: found UHCI device with no IRQ assigned. check BIOS settings!
usb-uhci.c: v1.275:USB Universal Host Controller Interface driver
usb.c: registered new driver hiddev
usb.c: registered new driver hid
hid-core.c: v1.8.1 Andreas Gal, Vojtech Pavlik <>
hid-core.c: USB HID support drivers
mice: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice
EXT3 FS 2.4-0.9.19, 19 August 2002 on ide0(3,1), internal journal
Adding Swap: 1044216k swap-space (priority -1)
hub.c: new USB device 00:1d.1-2, assigned address 2
input0: USB HID v1.10 Mouse [Logitech USB-PS/2 Optical Mouse] on usb2:2.0
ohci1394: $Rev: 693 $ Ben Collins <>
PCI: No IRQ known for interrupt pin C of device 02:05.2. Please try using pci=biosirq.
ohci1394: Failed to allocate shared interrupt 0
SCSI subsystem driver Revision: 1.00
scsi0 : SCSI host adapter emulation for IDE ATAPI devices
Vendor: MATSHITA Model: UJDA740 DVD/CDRW Rev: 1.00
Type: CD-ROM ANSI SCSI revision: 02
parport0: PC-style at 0x378 (0x778) [PCSPP,TRISTATE]
parport0: irq 7 detected
ohci1394: $Rev: 693 $ Ben Collins <>
PCI: No IRQ known for interrupt pin C of device 02:05.2. Please try using pci=biosirq.
ohci1394: Failed to allocate shared interrupt 0
Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0 at scsi0, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x writer cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray
Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.12
ip_tables: (C) 2000-2002 Netfilter core team
Intel(R) PRO/100 Network Driver - version 2.1.29-k2
Copyright (c) 2002 Intel Corporation

PCI: Found IRQ 9 for device 02:08.0
e100: selftest OK.
divert: allocating divert_blk for eth0
e100: eth0: Intel(R) PRO/100 VE Network Connection
Hardware receive checksums enabled

Linux Kernel Card Services 3.1.22
options: [pci] [cardbus] [pm]
PCI: Found IRQ 3 for device 02:05.0
PCI: No IRQ known for interrupt pin B of device 02:05.1. Please try using pci=biosirq.
Yenta IRQ list 0cb0, PCI irq3
Socket status: 30000006
cs: IO port probe 0x0c00-0x0cff: clean.
cs: IO port probe 0x0100-0x04ff: excluding 0x378-0x37f 0x4d0-0x4d7
cs: IO port probe 0x0a00-0x0aff: clean.
parport0: PC-style at 0x378 (0x778) [PCSPP,TRISTATE]
parport0: irq 7 detected
lp0: using parport0 (polling).
lp0: console ready
Linux agpgart interface v0.99 (c) Jeff Hartmann
agpgart: Maximum main memory to use for agp memory: 439M
agpgart: Detected Intel i845 chipset
agpgart: AGP aperture is 64M @ 0xec000000
[drm] AGP 0.99 on Intel i845 @ 0xec000000 64MB
[drm] Initialized radeon 1.7.0 20020828 on minor 0
Intel 810 + AC97 Audio, version 0.24, 13:51:53 Apr 2 2003
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 00:1f.5 to 64
i810: Intel ICH3 found at IO 0x18c0 and 0x1c00, MEM 0x0000 and 0x0000, IRQ 9
i810_audio: Audio Controller supports 6 channels.
i810_audio: Defaulting to base 2 channel mode.
i810_audio: Resetting connection 0
ac97_codec: AC97 Audio codec, id: YMH3 (Unknown)
i810_audio: only 48Khz playback available.
i810_audio: AC'97 codec 0 supports AMAP, total channels = 2
Old 09-09-2003, 09:56 AM   #2
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Well since PCMCIA isnt even in your startup file.. perhaps you forgot to turn PCMCIA on?


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