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Date:      Sun, 29 Dec 2002 18:49:35 +0100 (CET)
From:      Marcel Stangenberger <>
To:        lewiz <>
Cc:        FreeBSD-questions <>
Subject:   Re: 3c589/PCMCIA.
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>

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On Sun, 29 Dec 2002, lewiz wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 05:12:55PM +0100, Marcel Stangenberger wrote:
> > it won't dump cause i can't get freebsd to install. (no cdrom in the
> > laptop so i need a network install) If i look at the install log (on the
> > second console (ALT-F2)) i do see that freebsd finds a pcmcia card in the
> > slot. And is trying to detect what kind of card it is. It loads a few
> > networkdrivers but as far as i can see they are all pci drivers. It seems
> > that the card is simply not recognized.
> Is this 4.x or 5?  I couldn't get it to work with 5.


>   When you start the install process does FreeBSD ask you if you wish to
> install from a PCCard device?  At this prompt I select yes, then at the
> next dialogue, chose default and the one afterwards I selected IRQ 10.

i did so to. I choose the same settings after i verified with my card

>   If you can't get a full dump did you want to try and run dmesg and
> scroll through, write down all of the entries that relate to PCCard of
> networking.  I'll rerun the setup and tell you what mine says.

that is the problem, dmesg isn't installed so how can i run it? i'm in the
installer. If i start a repair console i can't run dmesg cause it isn't
yet on the system.

The pccard service detects a card in the slot but it doesn't recognize it.


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