[PlanetCCRMA] Echo Mona Laptop driver

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Sun Aug 1 18:40:01 2004

On Sun, 2004-08-01 at 15:36, Andres Cabrera wrote:
> I'm a linux newbie trying to get my Echo Mona Laptop card to work. I've 
> downloaded and succesfully built the drivers from:
> http://xoomer.virgilio.it/g_pochini/ea.html
> but when doing modprobe for the card, I'm getting:
> [root@localhost alsa-driver-1.0.5a]# modprobe snd-mona
> /lib/modules/2.4.26-1.ll.rhfc1.ccrma/kernel/sound/pci/echoaudio/snd-mona.o: 
> init_module: No such device
> Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, 
> including invalid IO or IRQ parameters.
>       You may find more information in syslog or the output from dmesg
> /lib/modules/2.4.26-1.ll.rhfc1.ccrma/kernel/sound/pci/echoaudio/snd-mona.o: 
> insmod 
> /lib/modules/2.4.26-1.ll.rhfc1.ccrma/kernel/sound/pci/echoaudio/snd-mona.o 
> failed
> /lib/modules/2.4.26-1.ll.rhfc1.ccrma/kernel/sound/pci/echoaudio/snd-mona.o: 
> insmod snd-mona failed
> I'm on:
> Linux version 2.4.26-1.ll.rhfc1.ccrma (root@localhost.localdomain) (gcc 
> version 3.2.3 20030422 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.3-6)) #1
>  The drivers are reported not to work with Layla Laptop, so I guess the 
> problem is related to the cardbus card.
> So, my question to this list:
> Is there a way for a PCMCIA card to appear to the system as a PCI card, 
> or can anyone think of something that might help me use this card with 
> Linux?

Does "lspci" or "lspci -v" show the card? If you have more than one
pcmcia slot in your laptop try to insert the card in the other one (I've
seen laptops where only one slot is recognized). 

-- Fernando