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Forum: Installing Linux using or onto a PCMCIA device
Re: Question problem to boot from PCMCIA scsi disk (Marcel van Heemst)
Re: None See 'man pcinitrd' and the PCMCIA-HOWTO (David Hinds)
Re: Note I have found a note! (Marcel van Heemst)
Date: 2000, Mar 18
From: Leonardo Presciuttini leoprex

I have installed TurboLinux 6.0 on an external IDE hard disk with PCMCIA interface (brand: 'Kangourou disk') and got the same problem: at the first boot the Linux partition cannot be seen because the PCMCIA driver is not still loaded.

I understand that the problem can be solved following the instructions of chapt.5.3 of the PCMCIA-HOWTO, but they are not understatable to me: I do not know anything about Linux.

In particular I cannot understand how I can pass commands to Linux such as pcinitrd when Linux OS is not running.

Could an expert write down step-by-step instructions for non-specialists?

Leonardo Presciuttini

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1. None It is not simple, unfortunately by David Hinds, 2000, Mar 20
(_ Idea I appreciate it is hard for a neophite, but..... by Leonardo Presciuttini, 2000, Mar 21

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