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SubjectRe: 2.3 wish: integrate pcmcia into mainstream kernel


On Wed, 2 Jun 1999, David Hinds wrote:
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> Given that a small minority of systems can boot an IDE CD-ROM, and an
> even smaller minority of laptops can boot an IDE PCMCIA device, this
> is bullshit.

What?

100% of any recent laptops will do exactly this. You won't find any new
machines entering the market that don't boot from CD.

Anyway, let's drop this, and agree to disagree. You aren't seeing (or are
delibertely ignoring) my points about validation and bootstrapping, so
let's just drop the discussion.

Linus


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