Re: ISA Adaptor and DLINK 650

From: mallum (
Date: 2001-12-18 22:07:58 UTC

on Tue, Dec 18, 2001 at 06:59:37PM +0000, Jerritt Collord wrote:
> There has been a long-standing struggle with this card.


> I and others have attempted cursory modifications to the prism2 driver to
> force 3.3v onto it during setup for a PCMCIA adapter that didn't want to
> automagically supply it. I believe these efforts have been to no avail.

I did this rather brutally with an earlier version of the prism2 driver and it *did* work. However I did get 'BAP' ? errors and an eventual shut down of the card after heavy usage.

It also does work with the orinoco_cs driver, but dies aswell under heavy usage.

> But the card most certainly isn't Cardbus.


> There are reports of it running in a Tuxscreen ( which is a
> 16-bit PCMCIA slot that is only capable of 3.3v power.

Havn't tried it in my tuxscreen yet .... ;)

> I'd love to have something definitive regarding the situation and if there
> is any possible way to work with it like the "ignore_vcc" feature of the
> other driver.

me too !

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