OK, this is going to very vague since I'm not at the lappy in question right now. My thinkpad t42 now has arch on it - nearly everything works very well except pcmcia, which is behaving strangely. As far as I can tell, all the normal pcmcia bus modules are being loaded fine. Specifically at this point a 3com 56k modem card which has worked in everything since redhat 6. I pop the card in, and a module is loaded for the card, the correct one AFAICT, but lshwd shows "module unknown." There is also no serial module loaded. I load serial_cs, and that get's added to the 3com cards mod list, but I cannot query any of my ttyS0 ports successfully. The modules also do not unload when I remove the pcmcia card. This is the first time I've used the new pcmcia stuff (non-pcmcia_cs) so I may be doing something boneheaded, but IME pcmcia has been more or less PnP.
I can post specifics later, but are there any basic pointers I need to follow? My pcmcia zip drive didn't load properly either.
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