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Question Install fails with KXL-D740 CD onto VAIO 505TR (SUSE 6.2) 

Forum: Installing Linux using or onto a PCMCIA device
Date: 1999, Dec 11
From: Bruce Forsberg <>

I just purchased a Sony VAIO 505TR without the Sony CDROM.
I do have a PCMCIA Panasonic KXL-D740 CDROM that I would
like to use for the install. I know that I can't boot from
this so I boot from the boot disk of SUSE 6.2. Then specify
to load kernel modules. Load modules disk. Then it gives me
two screens to enter options. I press enter for these.
Then it tries to do the PCMCIA thing it hangs. 

I have been able with SUSE 6.2 and the same PCMCIA CDROM
to install on an old Sharp PC-8650 with no problems at all.

Here are the precise steps after loading boot disk and modules

1. GUI says Found PCMCIA chipset "i82365"!
   Please enter parameters for PCMCIA core modules

       I press enter

2. Please enter specific parameters for chipset "i82365"

       I press enter

3. Error message is display scrolling on top of install GUI

     cardmgr[23]: config error file 'config' line 1326 syntax

4. Then Kernel messages GUI pops up. It reads:
     cs: IO port probe 0x1000-0x17ff: clean
     cs: IO port probe 0x0100-0x04ff: excluding 0x140-0x147 0x170-0x177 0x[the rest not visible]
     cs: IO port probe 0x0a00-0x0aff: clean
     cs: memory probe 0xa0000000-0xa0ffffff: clean
     Q1: Using preset base address of 230
     Q1: Using preset IRQ 3
     scsi0 : Qlogicfas Driver version 0.46, chip 50 at 230, IRQ 3, TPdma:1
     scsi : 1 host
     scsi : aborting command due to timeout : pid 0, scsi0, channel 0, id

5. At this points it hangs and I have to start again.

6. Tried the same produre as above but typed into 1st GUI
      exclude irq=3
    GUI goes away then system hangs

What I do know so far from others.
   IRQ conflict. I need to exclude IRQ 3 and 5. I know how to
   do this from the config file but don't how from the SUSE

  The Sony VAIO 505TR is a killer laptop for linux if only I
  can get the CDROM working. I am a software developer and
  will most likely taking off and putting on new installations
  all the time so I would like to get this working. Any help
  would be appreciated.


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1. None You can't use the config file style of exclusions, but... by David Hinds, 1999, Dec 12

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