Subject: Re: PCI to PCMCIA adapters
To: Brian <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andy Ruhl <email@example.com>
Date: 03/09/2005 13:37:29
On Wed, 9 Mar 2005 06:33:48 -0500, Brian <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Has anyone tried any of these types of products? That would be a nice
> way to add cards to a Qube, you can get twin adapters so you could try
> USB and firewire PCMCIA cards at the same time. Or even if we'd be
> limited to using one at a time, it would still be easier to switch
> cards around since you would not have to open up the case. Like the
> ELAN P111 <http://www.elandigitalsystems.com/adapter/p111.php>.
> It looks like some support started in NetBSD 1.5?
> Does it work OK on the Qube?
> I just happen to have a bunch of PCMCIA cards hanging around gathering
> dust :) so the cost for one adapter to make a few of them work on the
> Qube would not be unreasonable to think about.
The real question is if it's supported in NetBSD at all. I would think
this would be some generic PCI to PCMCIA (or cardbus I suppose) bridge
type support which should be added to anything that supports PCI.
I don't know if it's supported but some quick searching might provide details.