Re: Suse Linux 8.0 on an Acer TravleMate 620 series
- it is NOPCMCIA=yes it has to be all caps, and then do the rest of
the steps i talked about earlier. what is happening is that PCMCIA
is implimented in your kernel, but it doesn't like that so it locks
up, so you disable it at boot with the parameter "NOPCMCIA=yes" and
then fix it while you are in
hope that hopes,
--- In linuxonlaptop@y..., "windstreken2001" <m.kevenaar@p...> wrote:
> Hi, This worked but, when i reboot linux after the install, it
> again at "Kernel PCMCIA Module..."
> What can i do nou, nopcmcia=yes, won't work
> --- In linuxonlaptop@y..., "yomen0208" <webmaster@m...> wrote:
> > just to make sure you realize this, al this does is disable it,
> > you want to fix the problem here are the sreps(on my dell i8k2
> > suse 8.0):
> > -make sure that PCMCIA is stopped by typing in the command(all
> > as root or sued in as root) "rcpcmcia stop"
> > -then edit the file "/etc/sysconfig/pcmcia"
> > look for PCMCIA_SYSTEM="kernel" and you want to change the
> > part to external, then look for PCMCIA_CORE_OPTS="" and change
> > to PCMCIA_OPTS="probe_io=0"
> > -now save and close the file
> > -now rune "rcpcmcia start" and never have to type NOPCMCIA=yes
> > again;-)
> > hope that helps and works right if not let us know and we'll
> > it:-)
> > -Matt
> > --- In linuxonlaptop@y..., Akkana <akkana@s...> wrote:
> > > > "Maurice Kevenaar" <m.kevenaar@p...> wrote:
> > > > > Don't get into YaST2, The startup screen stops
> > > > PCMCIA Devices ......"
> > >
> > > yomen0208 writes:
> > > > at the command before it starts booting, type "linux
> > NOPCMCIA=yes"
> > >
> > > THANK YOU! I was having the same problem since upgrading to
> > > 7.3 on my Vaio (previously 7.1, which didn't have this
> > > I added the line:
> > > append="NOPCMCIA=yes"
> > > to the kernel image in /etc/lilo.conf, reran lilo and my
> > > happy again.
> > >
> > > ...Akkana