Commit eb05bfe4 authored by Dominik Brodowski's avatar Dominik Brodowski Committed by Linus Torvalds

[PATCH] pcmcia: update Documentation

As the information is now exported via sysfs, there's no need for an userspace
tool any longer.
Signed-off-by: default avatarDominik Brodowski <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 3704511b
......@@ -57,7 +57,7 @@ o e2fsprogs 1.29 # tune2fs
o jfsutils 1.1.3 # fsck.jfs -V
o reiserfsprogs 3.6.3 # reiserfsck -V 2>&1|grep reiserfsprogs
o xfsprogs 2.6.0 # xfs_db -V
o pcmciautils 001
o pcmciautils 004
o pcmcia-cs 3.1.21 # cardmgr -V
o quota-tools 3.09 # quota -V
o PPP 2.4.0 # pppd --version
......@@ -19,9 +19,8 @@ PCMCIA_DEVICE_PROD_ID1("some_string", 0x(hash_of_some_string)),
If the hash is incorrect, the kernel will inform you about this in "dmesg"
upon module initialization, and tell you of the correct hash.
You can determine the hash of the product ID strings by running
"pcmcia-modalias %n.%m" [%n being replaced with the socket number and %m being
replaced with the device function] from pcmciautils. It generates a string
You can determine the hash of the product ID strings by catting the file
"modalias" in the sysfs directory of the PCMCIA device. It generates a string
in the following form:
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