[SunRescue] PCMCIA/Ultra-10/Solaris8

BrianMcCloskeycheckinmystyle at hotmail.com BrianMcCloskeycheckinmystyle at hotmail.com
Sun Sep 17 09:53:11 CDT 2000

it should show up as a hard disk. if you've done a boot -r you should be 
able to find out what c#t# its using by looking in /var/adm/messages and 
looking for the device appearing during the boot sequence.


>From: Martin Wedel sr <sun at minor-element.net>
>Reply-To: rescue at sunhelp.org
>To: rescue at sunhelp.org
>Subject: [SunRescue] PCMCIA/Ultra-10/Solaris8
>Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2000 02:28:46 +0000 (GMT)
>Hi again,
>    I'm having a little trouble accessing a memory PC Card in my Ultra
>10. I just installed one of the SCM swapboxes (supported/OEM) and did a
>boot -r.
>prtdiag shows
>      Bus#  Freq
>Brd  Type  MHz   Slot  Name                              Model
>---  ----  ----  ----  --------------------------------
>  0   PCI-1  33     1   ebus
>  0   PCI-1  33     1   network-SUNW,hme
>  0   PCI-1  33     2   SUNW,m64B                         ATY,GT-C
>  0   PCI-1  33     3   ide-pci1095,646
>  0   PCI-2  33     1   pcmcia-pci104c,ac13
>  0   PCI-2  33     1   pcmcia-pci104c,ac13
>System PROM revisions:
>   OBP 3.25.3 2000/06/29 14:12   POST 3.1.0 2000/06/27 13:56
>So I assume that I'm good hardware wise, and in admintool, I have the
>following installed.
>PCMCIA Support 1.0.0
>Where I am thrown for a loop is with the device name. With vold running,
>should it automagically try to 'build' the device?
>I read the options at docs.sun.com for fdformat, my problem is just
>basic cluelessness about how to 'address' the device in /dev/rdsk.
>My end goal is to have a memory card or even possible a type 3 ATA disk to
>store common files across several systems such as my pgp keyring and
>whatnot. Am I just barking up the wrong tree? Is anyone succesfully using
>a PC card drive under Solaris 8, or did I just learn why there are so few
>(I've never seen one, besides mine) Ultra 5/10's with the PCMCIA reader
>Thanks in advance!
>Martin Wedel
>sun at minor-element.net
>Rescue maillist  -  Rescue at sunhelp.org

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