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Re: Debian setup freezes when trying to remove pcmcia

look on linux-laptop.net for you laptop model.

They will list the modules it uses


On Tue, 21 Aug 2001, Bart Szyszka wrote:

>Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 10:31:15 -0400
>From: Bart Szyszka <bart@gigabee.com>
>To: noah <noah@tookish.net>, debian-laptop@lists.debian.org
>Subject: Re: Debian setup freezes when trying to remove pcmcia
>Resent-From: debian-laptop@lists.debian.org
>>When installing, ignore the "Configure PCMCIA" but choose "Edit Kernel Boot
>>Options" (or something like that), and add "PCMCIA=no" (without the
>>quotes). The system should boot fine without PCMCIA. As the installation
>>continues, Debian will ask you if you want to remove the PCMCIA package -
>>say no. Once you finish setup and you boot to the command line (there are
>>further hassles ahead for getting X working, but I'll leave that for
>>another day), edit /etc/pcmcia/config.opts to remove the port "0x800-0x8ff"
>>- it's the middle of three ports listed near the beginning of the file.
>>Once you've done this, edit /etc/lilo.conf (I think that's what it's
>>called) and remove (or comment out) the "PCMCIA=no" line. Then run lilo,
>>and reboot - PCMCIA should load no problem.
>Thanks, that did the trick. Now the problem is that I'm having trouble finding
>the right module for the network card. It's the Xircom CardBus Ethernet II 10/100 .
>Again, this is on a Dell Inspiron 8000 and I'm pretty sure that this card is pcmcia.
>I've tried the ess...100 and that didn't work. I also tried the 'tulip' option and that
>didn't work either. Any suggestions?

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