Build error on the EPIA-M

Adam Talbot talbotx at
Sun Feb 27 16:49:00 CET 2005

Cool, thank you for the test.
I think I will fall back and go with the ide-->cf adaptor. That will take a
few days to come in. After that I will be looking to get linuxbios installed
on my EPIA-MII.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard Smith" <smithbone at>
To: "Adam Sulmicki" <adam at>
Cc: "Adam Talbot" <talbotx at>; <linuxbios at>
Sent: Sunday, February 27, 2005 6:44 PM
Subject: Re: Build error on the EPIA-M

> >
> > it was my understanding that the reason the pcmcia/cardbus stuff got
> > integrated into kernel in the first place was to support booting from
> > devices.
> I believe you are correct but I seem to remember that it will only be
> posible via early userspace due to the database lookup cardmgr has to
> do.
> I just did a test with my adapter.  I compiled bot the bridge driver
> and the ide-cs into my 2.6.10 kernel, moved cardmgr to cardmgr.norun
> and re-booted.  The bridge was found but the ide-cs device was not.
> Running /sbin/cardmgr.norun by hand enabled the ide-cs like normal.
> So looks to me like its still dependent on cardmgr.
> -- 
> Richard A. Smith

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