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authorDominik Brodowski <>2005-06-30 02:58:47 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <>2005-06-30 08:45:08 -0700
commiteb05bfe4fbf031f95e392204efaa4da71c75b2e2 (patch)
parent3704511b2ee8b01475ca7c171d62c682342fa38e (diff)
[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: Dominik Brodowski <> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
2 files changed, 3 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/Changes b/Documentation/Changes
index afebdbcd553a..dfec7569d450 100644
--- a/Documentation/Changes
+++ b/Documentation/Changes
@@ -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
diff --git a/Documentation/pcmcia/devicetable.txt b/Documentation/pcmcia/devicetable.txt
index 045511acafc9..3351c0355143 100644
--- a/Documentation/pcmcia/devicetable.txt
+++ b/Documentation/pcmcia/devicetable.txt
@@ -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: