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Orinoco pcmcia Fedora Core 5 - 2.6.15 install?

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I'm trying to install an Orinoco 8740-wd pcmcia adapter on FC5 2.6.15. I think the card is being recognized and the drivers are there, but I don't have the drivers linked to the card or pcmcia isn't installed or loaded or something.  When I installed the o/s I had the laptop attached to a wired network, but I didn't have the pcmcia card installed.

What do I need to do to make this setup work and be specific?

I seem to be missing the pcmcia subsystem.

etc/init.d/pcmcia restart returns
Bash: /etc/init.d/pcmcia: no such file or directory

System-config-network fired off a gui interface labeled network configuration.
Selected add new device but my Orinoco adapter is not listed, I see alot of other adapters, but I don't know how to add one.

lspci –v returns
03:00.0 ethernet controller: atheros communications, inc. ar5212 802.11abg nic (rev 01)
Subsystem: proxim inc unknown device 0a40
Flags: medium devsel, irq 11
Memory at 32000000 (32-bit, non, prefetchable) [disabled] [size=64k]
Capabilities: [44] power management version 2

/sbin/lsmod returns on the first three lines.
Module size used by
Orinoco_cs 16709 0
Orinoco 36565 1 orinoco_cs
Hermes 7489 2 orinoco_cs, Orinoco

Dmesg | grep eth
Finds eth0
Does not find eth1

Ifconfig only shows lo up.

Theres no ifcfg-eth1 file in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts
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