Bug 3613 - pcmcia fails to probe from CD install
pcmcia fails to probe from CD install
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-06-21 07:58 EDT by igb
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-06-22 14:19:11 EDT
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Description igb 1999-06-21 07:58:50 EDT
If an installation is done from a local CD, the resulting
machine doesn't have its PCMCIA stuff set up at all.
Most notably, the user is responsible for using /sbin/probe
Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-06-22 14:19:59 EDT
It seems like the install process was unable to find a pcmcia
controller chipset properly and did not set up
/etc/sysconfig/pcmcia correctly. One thing you could do is after
running the probe, using the information gathered and write the
/etc/sysconfig/pcmcia file by hand. The format is as follows:


PCIC= can be set to either i82365 or TCIC depending on what probe
the OPTS line can be left blank. When ever the machine is booted and
/etc/rc.d/init.d/pcmcia start is ran it will read the config info from
the above file.

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