Bug 6541 - installer incorrectly reports no PCMCIA bridge present
installer incorrectly reports no PCMCIA bridge present
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-10-30 13:46 EDT by David Monniaux
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:39 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-24 09:00:09 EST
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Description David Monniaux 1999-10-30 13:46:38 EDT
My laptop currently runs RedHat 6.0 with the shipped kernel
2.2.5 + kernel-pcmcia-cs, and my Accton EN2216 network card
(a PCMCIA 8390-based card) works like a breeze.

This system is an Olivetti Echos 133EM. It uses a i82365
PCMCIA bridge.

I tried upgrading to 6.1, I used pcmcia.img as a boot
floppy. The installer does not detect my PCMCIA bridge (it
says about the following:
PCI bridge probe: not found.
Intel PCIC probe: not found.
Databook TCIC-2 probe: not found.)

It then of course does not provide me the "Ftp" install
option (I want to install from one of our desktop machines
on the same LAN, with a copy of the distribution on the hard
drive).
Comment 1 ivo 1999-10-30 21:07:59 EDT
This appears to be the same bug I encountered under #5852
Comment 2 Jay Turner 1999-11-30 10:44:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5852 ***

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