PCMCIA, IBMTR_CS, ARP-HW-TYPE

Claus Regelmann rgc at rgc1.inka.de
Sat Oct 3 11:35:53 PDT 2009


Richard Melville wrote:
> 
> 
>     Claus Regelmann said:-
> 
>  
> 
>     I recently finished installing LFS 6.5 on my old Laptop (IBM-T21).
>     I added SYSFSUTILS-2.1.0 and PCMCIAUTILS-0.15, put the TR card in,
>     called pcmcia-socket-startup, found the tr0 interface, configured
>     tr0, and tried to ping another machine in my network.
>     -- no response --
>     I continued inverstigating the situation with wireshark, and found
>     that my T21 sends ARP requests and responces with an unknown HW type
>     of 0x320.The correct HW type should be 0x06.
> 
>     Where does the wrong HW type come from??
>     'cat /sys/bus/pcmcia/devices/0.0/net/tr0/type' displays 800, which
>     is equal to 0x320
> 
> Do you have all the correct drivers configured in the kernel?
> 
> Richard
> 
Sorry Richard, i haven't answered you question correctly.
The anwer is no. The drivers are all modules loaded by udev.
Here is the module list
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root at newlfs:~# lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by
ibmtr_cs               15860  1
tr                      5292  1 ibmtr_cs,[permanent]
nfsd                  194916  8
lockd                  55340  1 nfsd
auth_rpcgss            29260  1 nfsd
sunrpc                147836  7 nfsd,lockd,auth_rpcgss
exportfs                3564  1 nfsd
snd_cs46xx             69276  0
snd_rawmidi            17120  1 snd_cs46xx
snd_seq_device          5376  1 snd_rawmidi
snd_ac97_codec         85724  1 snd_cs46xx
pcmcia                 27204  1 ibmtr_cs
ac97_bus                1268  1 snd_ac97_codec
snd_pcm                56120  2 snd_cs46xx,snd_ac97_codec
snd_timer              16320  1 snd_pcm
nsc_ircc               13820  0
snd                    41776  6 snd_cs46xx,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq_device,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm,snd_timer
parport_pc             27608  0
ide_cd_mod             23984  0
thinkpad_acpi          55484  0
uhci_hcd               18780  0
soundcore               5160  1 snd
usbcore               114268  2 uhci_hcd
led_class               3364  1 thinkpad_acpi
cdrom                  28380  1 ide_cd_mod
floppy                 44520  0
snd_page_alloc          7112  2 snd_cs46xx,snd_pcm
parport                18488  1 parport_pc
irda                   92836  1 nsc_ircc
yenta_socket           20120  4
rsrc_nonstatic          7564  1 yenta_socket
crc_ccitt               1548  1 irda
pcmcia_core            27332  3 pcmcia,yenta_socket,rsrc_nonstatic
root at newlfs:~#
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Claus




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