[RndTbl] *BSD and PCMCIA networking

Glen Ditchfield gjditchfield at acm.org
Sun Jan 19 22:05:33 CST 2003

Last month I wrote
> Just for the heck of it, I installed NetBSD 1.6 on an old laptop.
> ... .  I've looked around, but I don't see any way 
> to configure what happens during [PCMCIA] card ejection and insertion
> events.  Am I missing something?
>    Do the other BSD variants handle PCMCIA differently?

Well, just for the heck of it, I installed FreeBSD 4.7.  It does have a system 
to handle PCMCIA events; see the man pages for pccardd and pccardc.  It 
correctly handled my network card right out of the box.

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