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Re: PCMCIA kernel panic


        Thanks for this, unfortunately it didn't work. I tried this but it
seems to be a slightly different problem. The kernel panic happens whether a
PCMCIA card is plugged in or not. I can boot the machine with or if I remove
pcmica from /etc/init.d.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "A. F. Cano" <afc@shibaya.lonestar.org>
To: "Robert Page" <robert.page@mwr.biz>
Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2004 10:50 PM
Subject: Re: PCMCIA kernel panic

> On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 04:02:22PM -0000, Robert Page wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> >             I have just installed Debian (2.4.18-bf2.4) on a Sony Vaio
> > with a Netgear FA411 PCMCIA card. The install went fine and picked up
> > card OK. I began using the system and no problems were occurring.
> > after a reboot the system now goes into kernel panic. It seems to be a
> That sounds similar to what I encountered on my Dell 8600.  There were
> various issues with pcmcia.  You can check
> http://www.users.fast.net/~eclectic/debian-8600.html
> for a complete description.  It boild down to hw addresses that should be
> taken out of the config file and the 2.4.18 kernel not being good enough.
> Ah yes, use noapic at the boot prompt.  All this is in the web page.
> A.

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