PCMCIA probe causes lockup
I am running Slack 8.1, on a Compaq Armada M700 and when the pcmcia card service probes the slots, the computer locks up. I found a resolution to this but the changers are for Redhat. They were to:
The RH distribution contains the PCMCIA stuff, and it works although I had a few troubles. Reading the PCMCIA howto we can see that sometimes the IRQ probe that the PCMCIA driver does hangs the machine. This appears to affect some machines and not others. To fix this, edit the /etc/sysconfig/pcmcia file to show the following:
PCIC_OPTS="irq_list=9,10" # any 2 free IRQ's will do
To set up a network card, edit the IP numbers into
Where would i go to try and do comprable settings in slackware.