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SubjectRe: 2.3 wish: integrate pcmcia into mainstream kernel
> Is it common for the BIOS to be able to configure and boot
> from PCMCIA IDE cards? My (somewhat well informed) impression is that
> this is not so common or so fool-proof. It doesn't work this way on
> any of the laptops I've owned.

Well, you haven't owned all the laptops. Some of the ones without any
internal removable media drives -- floppy or CD -- have 'smart' BIOSes,
otherwise with a HDD failure you'd be screwed.


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