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Old 09-03-2003, 10:34 AM   #1
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PCMCIA reload


Hi,
am attempting to install a 3com wireless pci card. Found an article that helped me install but got stuck on a particular step. It said
"7. Rerun the /etc/rc.d/pcmcia reload "
Would anybody know what this is or how to do it?
Thanks for any help,
Matthew
 
Old 09-03-2003, 11:54 AM   #2
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I don't have an answer to your question, but could you link me to that article?
 
Old 09-03-2003, 08:24 PM   #3
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The advice you read needs a bit of tweaking depending on what distro you run. For example, if you're on a Redhat box, the pcmcia script would be ran as:

/etc/rc.d/init.d/pcmcia restart

If you're on a debian box:

/etc/rc.d/pcmcia restart

Either way, you should be passing 'restart' to the script instead of 'reload'. Usually, you can see what options are available to a give script by just calling it with no parameters.

Adam
 
Old 09-04-2003, 05:44 AM   #4
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Thanks for the "/etc/rc.d/init.d/pcmcia restart" Alan, worked a gem.

the link for the artcile is below, i am trying to setup a 3 com wireless LAN card.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...003/01/4/21563
 
  


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