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Forum: PCMCIA Installation and Configuration Issues
Re: Question TP390X, 512MB, and PCMCIA (Andrew Newton)
Date: 2000, Feb 09
From: David Hinds <>

I know what's wrong.  The ThinkPad BIOS configures the CardBus bridge
at address 0x10000000 regardless of how much memory is installed.
This address happens to equal 256MB, so if you've got 512MB installed,
the bridge is configured to sit in the middle of your system memory.

Get the latest (09-Feb-00) beta PCMCIA package from in 
/pcmcia/NEW, and set:


in /etc/sysconfig/pcmcia and it should work with 512MB installed.

-- Dave

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1. Sad same problem, fixed, but now xircom card wont work by Dan Trevino, 2000, May 25
1. None That doesn't make much sense by David Hinds, 2000, May 25
2. Idea Actually you only did part of the fix by David Hinds, 2000, May 25
1. Ok fixed by Dan Trevino, 2000, May 25

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