Subject: Re: NetBSD on Sony VAIO PCG 505
To: Martin Gerbing <M.Gerbing@gmx.de>
From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/31/2001 16:41:11
>please excused my silly question but I am searched the FAQ and archives and
>didn't found an answer.
>Is there any possibility to run NetBSD on my Sony VAIO PCG 505FX? If I am
>booting from the PCMCIA-Floppy it stops and the machine hangs.
>How can I get my PCMCIA-CDRom-Card to run?
if you mean te PCMCIA CD-ROM drive sold with 505, there's no chance.
the CD-ROM drive has very incorrect implementation (IDE reset causes
PCMCIA chipset to get reset) and there's almost no hope for it to
work. get some other CD-ROM drive, or install over an ethernet card.