[rescue] PCMCIA and sbus

Stephen Conley cheetah at tanabi.org
Mon Dec 8 12:36:47 CST 2014

I seem to recall CardBus had like a 'crown' of bumps near the
connector that made it physically impossible to put into a 16 bit
slot, though it's been a really long time since I've used this stuff.

On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 1:31 PM, Jonathan Katz <jon at jonworld.com> wrote:
> On Dec 8, 2014, at 6:07 PM, Barry Callahan <barryc at rjlsystems.com> wrote:
>> "PC Card" is a friendlier name for the physical format.
>> "PCMCIA" is 16-bit ISA.
>> "CardBus" is 32-bit PCI.
> Why does it have to be ISA? PCMCIA (even CardBus) should dumb-down to the
> older format/data rate, right? As long as there are drivers for the USB
> controller in Solaris, it should see the USB controller on the PCMCIA bus,
> right?
> There are the LynnSoft drivers, too.
> http://www.lynnsoft.com/PCCard4Solaris.htm
> <http://www.lynnsoft.com/PCCard4Solaris.htm>
> Anyone have a 501-2367 available and wouldnb t mind shipping to Belgium? :)
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