5.2-RELEASE pleasant surprise on Dell Inspiron 8000

Brooks Davis brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Tue Jan 13 18:37:48 PST 2004

On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 05:59:26PM -0600, Sean Welch wrote:
> A point of confusion -- I did not add pccard_enable to my rc.conf file yet
> my cards all mount up and work??  I checked /etc/defaults/rc.conf and it
> appears that the default is still to not enable them unless explicitly noted
> in /etc/rc.conf...

The old pccard_enable option controls pccardd which is only used with
OLDCARD.  NEWCARD is now the default and does not require a daemon to
handle attaching drivers to devices.  If you want automagic
configuration of your devices (say using ifconfig), devd is what you
want to run these days.

-- Brooks

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