[driverloader] error -19 with SMC2835W

avdi at avdi.org avdi at avdi.org
Wed Jul 13 14:53:24 EDT 2005

Update:  disabling ACPI (by passing acpi=off on the kernel command line)
fixes it.  So, now the question is: does anyone have any idea how I can
get ACPI and the SMC to coexist peacefully?


Avdi Grimm

> Hi there,
> I've been trying to get my SMC 2835W cardbus adapter up and running on a
> Thinkpad under Ubuntu 5.04.  Since the Prism54 drivers failed to work, I
> thought I'd give driverloader a shot.  I suspect, because Prism54 failed,
> that it is one of the newer "SoftMAC" revisions of the card, but I don't
> know for sure.
> Driverloader gives me errors on load.  The relevent kernel output appears
> to be:
>     driverloader: 2835wc51.sys: 0xc6c23000..0x6c81380 entry = c6c445de
> (pbase = 0x10000)
>     ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:06:00.0[A] -> GSI 9 (level, low) -> IRQ 9
>     wlan0: failed to initialize adapter (err = -19)
>     wlan0: failed to register net device (-19)
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Avdi Grimm
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