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Re: installation procedure for pcmcia network install

Tell me again how old is the boot floppy?

I think your problem is that the pcmcia locks when it does it scan of
pcmcia ports

In the later updates, it has a certain port range that is off limits


On Wed, 26 Dec 2001, martin f krafft wrote:

>Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2001 16:06:37 +0100
>From: martin f krafft <madduck@madduck.net>
>To: debian laptop <debian-laptop@lists.debian.org>
>Subject: installation procedure for pcmcia network install
>Resent-From: debian-laptop@lists.debian.org
>hi folks,
>no, this by far isn't my first debian install, not even on a laptop,
>and no, i am not stupid. but somehow i am perplexed by how debian
>wants the installation on a laptop to work.
>i have this new latitude C800 sitting here, with a beautiful xircom
>ethernet card. i used the 3.0.28-compact boot floppy set from woody,
>and partitioned, installed driver modules and all that. now i want to
>get the network up to be able to install from ftp.
>the pcmcia card is not plugged in, and i configure pcmcia support for
>the controller only, not for serial or cdrom devices. it does not
>complain. then i insert the card, it beeps, and the system freezes. if
>i have the card in the slot while installing pcmcia, it freezes. what
>gives? what am i doing wrong?

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