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RE: Laptop and PCMCIA

>From: 	mike@bcinternet.com[SMTP:mike@bcinternet.com]
>Sent: 	Tuesday, 19 November, 1996 22:15 PM
>To: 	Debian Users mailling list
>Subject: 	Laptop and PCMCIA
>	I'm trying slowy to get my whole office over to Debian <g>, and
>the next machine I'm going to tackle is the TI-Extensa 560CD laptop.  Is
>there a page/FAQ for Debian on laptops?  Also I'm using a Xircom
>Creditcard Ethernet/28.8 pcmcia card, has anyone had any experience with
>this card?  I'd love for it to be recognized just after boot time so I
>could dftp the whole system.
>			TIA,
>				mike...

Sure it will recognize the Xircom just fine, give you its name, and
declare that it is an unsupported card!  I found a nice surplus Thomas
Conrad (now a Compaq subsidiary) card that reports itself as an IBM (!)
PCMCIA ethernet card, and it works just fine.  See also
http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/kharker/linux-laptop/ for lots of good

Ciao!  DaveW

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