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Old 06-04-2003, 09:41 PM   #1
rainchill
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Mandrake 9.1 boot problems with pcmcia


I finally got mandrake dual booted with xp. and now when it is loading it freezes up on starting pcmcia cards when I don't have any in the slot. Also, when I put in my wireless card the lights never turn on. Any suggestions?
 
Old 06-04-2003, 10:00 PM   #2
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you can stop the pcmcia serivce from running at boot time.


'chkconfig pcmcia off'


you need to install the wireless lan drivers for the card.

take a look at this link
 
Old 06-05-2003, 11:09 PM   #3
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what wireless card do you have? If possible, post the exact FCCID printed on the back as well as the make/model. You should be aware that some of the cards listed on the sourceforge pcmcia "supported cards" list have changed their chipsets and will *not* work with the modules they are listed under, or any other module in the package, don't despair, many *will* work, but you'll need to download/compile the modules.
 
  


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