PCMCIA on 6.0 bootcd

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Tue Sep 28 21:04:18 PDT 2004


Andy Neebel wrote:
>>Yeah, old 16-bit cards will not be detected by hotplug.  I don't know if
>>Jeremy H included the pcmcia-cs package on the bootcd, but try running
>>cardmgr -d.
>>
>>
>>
>>-J-
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> 
> 
> No, it's not there.  16 bit cards aren't common anymore, so I don't
> know that it's neccesary to add it.  In truth, a machine that depends
> on such old cards probably isn't fast enough to be used when it is
> building LFS, so having net access isn't necessarly a major issue.
> 
> Andy

For the longest time, I had a 16-bit network card for my laptop.

Jeremy H, if you ever happen to make another bootcd for public 
consumption, think about compiling the pcmcia-cs package to get the 
cardmgr program that will handle 16-bit pcmcia cards.

-J-



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