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SubjectRe: 2.3 wish: integrate pcmcia into mainstream kernel
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On Thu, 3 Jun 1999, Riley Williams wrote:

> Another combination that's near enough impossible to install Linux on
> is a system with one or more EIDE hard drives, but with only SCSI CD
> drives. On all the distributions I've tried, this combination doesn't
> even come close to working - usually, the system gets stuck in a loop
> where it needs to access the CD drive to read the driver needed to
> access the CD drive.
>

I have done this with slackware with no problems.

Slackware does require that you boot from a floppy and pick the image tht
supports your hardware, but once you have done that it is clear sailing.

David Lang

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