This is a kernel PCI bug
PCMCIA Installation and Configuration Issues
Sony VAIO F-409: Bridge register mapping failed: check cb_mem_base (Serge Wagener)
Date: 2000, Aug 16
From: David Hinds <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Get a newer kernel and the problem will go away.
New kernel really solved the problem by Serge Wagener, 2000, Aug 17
to: "This is a kernel PCI bug"