On Wednesday 10 July 2002 06:41, Aylwin Wong wrote:
> Hello all,
>> I seem to have a problem installing RedHat 7.2 on my TwinHead Laptop. It
> freezes at "Initializing PC Card devices". I figure that it has something
> to do with one of my devices. However, there is no option to disable the
> devices at my BIOS. Does anyone know of a way to prevent the installer from
> probing for PC Card devices?
Older Twinheads used to choke when the PCMCIA driver tried to autodetect
things usually getting confused by the sound card. The trick was to force the
soundcard irq (usually 5) to be ignored during PCMCIA autodetection.
So the likely culprit is your soundcard confusing the PCMCIA setup (the slot,
not any cards you may have inserted); disabling the PCMCIA autodetection
should sort it temporarily; sorry but I don't know RedHat to help further. Is
there a manual install where you can select which modules to look
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