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Re: 2.4.17 kernel & pcmcia problem

On Sun, Feb 17, 2002 at 02:17:35PM -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2002 at 08:23:26AM -0500, Pann McCuaig wrote:
> > I had a similar problem. I turned off all PCMCIA support in the kernel.
> > I don't know why it's there in the first place (seems to be new with
> > 2.4.x).
> Well, I've got some machines that only work with the kernel pcmcia
> drivers and some that only work with the external pcmcia drivers.
> YMMV...

The way I understood it, broadly speaking you'd want the kernel drivers to
handle the modern 32-bit cardbus cards, but you'd be better off using the
standalone drivers for the older 16-bit pcmcia cards.

Is this valid, or an over-simplification?


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