Howto boot kernel 2.6 + pcmcia nic

David Hinds dhinds at
Wed Aug 18 17:01:06 EDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 09:32:42PM +0200, Michael Rommel wrote:
> Dear all,
> since hours I'm struggling to get the following done:
>  - Laptop with an unformatted 2.5" harddrive
>  - 3COM 3C574 PCMCIA NIC
>  - Floppy

How about, using something like the tomsrtbt distribution, which is
one floppy and supports PCMCIA, and using that to format and download
a distribution to a spare partition on the hard drive, and then doing
a disk-to-disk install?

Or, find a distribution that provides a PCMCIA install disk.

- Dave

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