Subject: Re: TI TravelMate 5000 pcmcia problems?
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Charlie Allom <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/04/2002 18:34:37
On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 10:25:10AM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 06:13:24PM +1000, Charlie Allom wrote:
> > This machine is definitely not equipped with cardbus. For one - my
> > cardbus cards won't go in.
> I'm not sure we talk about the same "cardbus" here. I don't think you can
> tell the difference from being able to insert (or not being able to) a
> cardbus card - it's the same physical connector, only some other pins shorted
> to tell the bridge what kind of card it is.

My cardbus cards have a 'fatter' thread on the side to stop them going
in a pcmcia slot only, also a ridge of bumps along the top slot.

I'll try your trick anyhow. Cheers.