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Date:      Mon, 25 Nov 1996 12:02:34 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Peter Mutsaers <plm@xs4all.nl>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD on Laptops. Is something missing?
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961125120057.1255H-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <87iv6xt5ce.fsf@plm.xs4all.nl>

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On 23 Nov 1996, Peter Mutsaers wrote:

> My problem is that I have a laptop without CDROM; I have to install
> FreeBSD using the pcmcia ethernet card.
> 
> Alas the PAO floppy doesn't really work. My Megahertz ethernet card is
> recognized, I can ifconfig it. But when I try to access the network
> (ping or whatever) nothing appears on the net. The laptop thinks it is
> sending to the ethernet correctly, but when I look from another
> computer with tcpdump I see no activity at all.

Please be more specific as to what you did to install.  Or is this from
the actual floppy?

BE AWARE THAT YOU MUST RUN /stand/PAO/PAOsetup TO SET UP THE PCCARD
SUPPORT.  This will patch and rebuild your kernel for PCCARD.  This was
on the web site I believe.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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