Subject: Fixed: Trouble booting NetBSD on NEC VERSA 6030 laptop...
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/23/1996 22:39:47
On Mon, 23 Dec 1996 21:27:22 -0800, Ted Lemon (
writes, in port-i386:

>I was worried that I'd have to actually try to understand the PCMCIA
>support code in order to get my new laptop working, but fortunately it
>turns out that all I needed to do was hack my config file to use the
>same addresses that Win95 was using.


>If anybody else has a similar configuration and wants to try my fix,
>all you need to do is change the I/O base for ep0 to 0x100 and the IRQ
>to 15.

PCMCIA is, or hopefully will be, an mi thing.

What's the _right_ way to solve this?  Plug-and-p[rl]ay?  Is that
doable without doing ISA PnP, or at least wedging ISA-style PnP into
the MI chip-level drivers for devices that  have PCMCIA front-ends?