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Re: PCMCIA problems upgrading slink -> potato

On Thu, 3 Feb 2000 sharkey@superk.physics.sunysb.edu wrote:

> One possible solution to this would be to modify the PCMCIA pre-remove
> scripts to ask a question if and only if a configured PCMCIA network
> device is found.  For users who don't have any PCMCIA devices,
> the package could remove itself silently, and for users who are
> upgrading through a PCMCIA modem or LAN, a critical level question could
> be asked.
> This solves the problem without needing to kludge apt or annoy too many
> non-PCMCIA users.

Or ask a question if _any_ pcmcia devices are currently being used.  This
makes sense to me.  

Good idea,

    Brandon Mitchell  *  http://public.surfree.com/bmitch  
  bmitch@surfree.com  *  ICQ: 30631197  

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