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Old 09-27-2003, 03:34 AM   #1
bl4cksh33p
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Question Config. Firewire Cd-Drive on Mandrake


Hello,
I am running Mandrake Linux 9.1 on a Vaio pcg-505fx. I installed mandrake and other programs by using a cdrom drive connecting in the PCMCIA slot. A couple months ago i configured that PCMCIA slot to be used with my wireless internet card (for linksys). The PCMCIA cdrom drive is no longer recognized when i boot (if i put it in the slot) and the laptop just freezes up...

How can I get my linux computer to recognize a firewire external cdrom drive (that i have laying around)?

or

How can i reconfigure my laptop to recognize my PCMCIA cdrom drive?


Thanks a bunch,
-Sh33p
 
  


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