Howto configure the Linux kernel / drivers / char / pcmcia

PCMCIA character device configuration

PCMCIA character devicesEdit

    • depends on HOTPLUG && PCMCIA!=n

  • Option: SYNCLINK_CS
    • Kernel Versions: ...
    • (on/off/module) SyncLink PC Card support
    • depends on PCMCIA
      Enable support for the SyncLink PC Card serial adapter, running asynchronous and HDLC communications up to 512kbit/s. The port is selectable for RS-232, V.35, RS-449, RS-530, and X.21
      This driver may be built as a module ( = code which can be inserted in and removed from the running kernel whenever you want). The module will be called synclinkmp. If you want to do that, say M here.

  • Option: CARDMAN_4000
    • Kernel Versions: ...
    • (on/off/module) Omnikey Cardman 4000 support
    • depends on PCMCIA
      Enable support for the Omnikey Cardman 4000 PCMCIA Smartcard reader.
      This kernel driver requires additional userspace support, either by the vendor-provided PC/SC ifd_handler (, or via the cm4000 backend of OpenCT (

  • Option: CARDMAN_4040
    • Kernel Versions: ...
    • (on/off/module) Omnikey CardMan 4040 support
    • depends on PCMCIA
      Enable support for the Omnikey CardMan 4040 PCMCIA Smartcard reader.
      This card is basically a USB CCID device connected to a FIFO in I/O space. To use the kernel driver, you will need either the PC/SC ifdhandler provided from the Omnikey homepage (, or a current development version of OpenCT (

Linux Kernel Configuration

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