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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.

Brandon Mitchell <bmitch@surfree.com> wrote:

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

Okay.  The next version of the pcmcia packages will prompt the user ONLY
if cards are currently inserted in any of the PCMCIA slots.  If all
slots are empty, the script will proceed without asking.

I'll put this into an upload for "frozen" as well.


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