Well, it is a beta, after all
PCMCIA Installation and Configuration Issues
Unresolved symbols installing pcmcia.12-May-00 under RedHat 6.2 (Michael Barton)
Date: 2000, May 18
From: David Hinds <email@example.com>
You should expect the possibility of breakages; the 3.1.15 release
would probably be a better thing to try.
That particular bug is fixed in a newer beta.
to: "Well, it is a beta, after all"