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  1. #1
    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    Nov 2004

    Laptop PCMCIA Ethernet card config on Damn Small Linux

    I have a toshiba satellite 1555 CDS laptop pc I want to run Damn Small Linux on. The pc specs are:

    - AMD 380mhz k6
    - 32mb Ram
    - 4 gig hard drive

    I can get dsl to run fine on the machine, but when it boots I have to run dsl nopcmcia Any other way I try to boot, dsl will hang after detecting the cpu (failsafe also works)

    I have a pcmcia ethernet card I need to use to get on the net. The laptop doesnt have a built in ethernet adapter. The card is a Etherlink 3 LAN pc card #3C589D

    Is there anyway to configue this card after I skip the detection on boot. I was reading this link:

    and when I run cardmgr I get cardmgr[472] no pcmcia driver in proc/devices

    I am completely lost on this one. Can anyone help me get on the web?
    Registered Linux user #388374
    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results
    Albert Einstein, (1879 - 1955)

  2. #2
    I am having the exact same problem with my toshiba and dsl. were you able to find a solution?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2004
    arch linux
    Welcome to the forums, mds85!

    Please start a thread of your own describing any problems/questions because this thread is already over 2 years old and not likely to be answered.

    Sorry for any inconvenience...


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