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Update: TI 7×21 FlashMedia/SD Host Controller (104C:8033 & 104C:8034)

Bit of an update, my previous post is now getting a significant amount of traffic; in fact it’s my hottest post yet! Progress over at http://tifmxx.berlios.de/ – I downloaded the latest revision of this driver and it appears to be going through re-structuring, still not-functional I am afraid. However, a month since contacting TI I […]

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Sitecom CN-502 USB Bluetooth Dongle works on Linux

To my absolute surprise, the Sitecom CN-502 USB Bluetooth Dongle works perfectly with out-of-the-box Fedora Core 4 x86_64. The lsusb output shows it’s a Cambridge Silicon Radio chip (0a12:0001) which is very widely used and well supported. I bought this thing some time ago because of its protruding aerial; my original intention was to dismantle

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TI 7×21 FlashMedia/SD Host Controller (104C:8033 & 104C:8034)

Update: TI 7×21 FlashMedia/SD Host Controller (104C:8033 & 104C:8034) The Compaq R4100 series of laptops feature a 6-in-1 memory card reader based on the widely used Texas Instruments 7×21 chips. Although TI provides Windows drivers there is very little information available to assist in development of a free Linux device driver for it. It appears

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Fedora Core 4 x86_64 Linux on Compaq R4000 Laptop

The majority of the hardware worked out of the box, the WXGA (1280 x 800) screen needs to be manually frigged into the X configuration. Only the wireless adapter and the memory-card reader are unsupported by the base install. I got the wireless adapter (Broadcom BCM4318 PCI id 14E4:4318) working using ndiswrapper 1.8 from ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net,

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