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Old 03-26-2003, 02:52 PM   #1
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PCMCIA block device


how would i i configure my system and/or kernel to use pcmcia base block devices (such as flash cards or microdrives)
 
Old 03-27-2003, 09:28 AM   #2
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does this information help at all?

http://frodo.whoi.edu/linux_cardread.html
 
Old 04-28-2003, 05:29 PM   #3
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well, i got it to work, as it would turn out all i had to do was compile in some modules into the kernel, such as
pcmcia ide...
and poof, the flashcard i have emulates an ide drive so it worked
 
Old 04-29-2003, 08:33 AM   #4
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excellent. its always nice when it works right off the bat like that. course you learn more when it doesn't... but too much of that can get really frustrating.
 
Old 04-29-2003, 06:07 PM   #5
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actually, it took a few tries, but you are right about that
 
  


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