Subject: RE: PCMCIA CD-ROM
To: 'David Brownlee' <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
Date: 09/14/2000 13:18:46
> I'm gonna be loading NetBSD 1.4.2 on my Thinkpad760 this weekend.
> the interesting part...
(You might want to try 1.5_ALPHA2 instead - the hardware
has been updated quite a bit).
True, but I'll be in Vermont for the weekend, and I don't have DSL
connection there. Since I've already got 1.4.2 on CD, and the CD-ROM that
came with the Stinkpad...
BTW, I have two DEC Multias, and two other Thinkoad 360 laptops. Once I know
this portable CD-ROM works, I can use it between all of them...
It might work - if not and you can boot a kernel with
PCMCIAVERBOSE, then it may be a simple matter of adding
a couple of entries to /sys/dev/pcmcia/wdc_pcmcia.c and
Really? Any ideas what they might be?
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> Subject: Re: PCMCIA CD-ROM
> On Thu, 14 Sep 2000, David Woyciesjes wrote:
> > I'm gonna be loading NetBSD 1.4.2 on my Thinkpad760 this weekend. But
> > the interesting part...
> (You might want to try 1.5_ALPHA2 instead - the hardware support
> has been updated quite a bit).
> > I have this PCMCIA CD-ROM drive sitting around. Anyone know anything
> > it? Like will it/could it work with NetBSD?
> > A search on one of the FCC IDs told me it was apparently made by a 'Lion
> > Optics'. Never heard of them...
> > The info on the PCMCIA adaptor is this:
> > TXCD-PCM11
> > FCC ID:LZNII1200
> > On the bottom of the CD-ROM itself:
> > PCMCIA CD-ROM DRIVE
> > MODEL NO: TXCD-PCM2
> > S/N: 15113000744
> > FCC ID:LKAXC20011
> > The CD-ROM inside:
> > MODEL NO: XC-20011 (might be 'II')
> It might work - if not and you can boot a kernel with
> PCMCIAVERBOSE, then it may be a simple matter of adding
> a couple of entries to /sys/dev/pcmcia/wdc_pcmcia.c and
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