RE: "your system doesn't need PCMCIA"
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon Ross [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Saturday, June 29, 2002 9:28 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: Bill Moseley; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: "your system doesn't need PCMCIA"
> > On Sat, 2002-06-29 at 01:48, Gale Stafford wrote:
> > Bill Moseley wrote:
> > > When installing on a laptop I get the message:
> > >
> > > It seems your system doesn't need PCMCIA. It was installed with
> > > rest of the kernel, but can be removed now.
> > >
> So asking the question is not a bug. :-)
It appears not to be asking a question, but giving the impression that
"I checked out your system, and it doesn't look like you have PCMCIA;
Would you like me to remove it?" I don't understand if this is talking
about the kernel modules or pcmcia-cs package. I have said "No" at this
prompt (since I'm installing off a mini-PCI card wired NIC), and then
re-install pcmcia-cs if I need to.
Should a bug be filed against the wording of this? Maybe it should
read, "PCMCIA was installed with the rest of the kernel. Would you like
me to remove it?"
Also, I thought the name of the standard changed a year (or more) ago to
"PC Card"? If I'm way off, I've had a huge headache all day...
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