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Enabling support for pcmcia card after I install Gentoo Linux?

I installed gentoo on an old laptop and everything seemed fine on first boot apart from my ethernet adapter which is a pcmcia card. It's a fairly generic adapter (PC line) and what I was wondering was ...
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Can't transfer images from a camera connected to a USB 2 port on a PCMCIA adapter

I have an old laptop (HP OmniBook vt6200, Windows XP professional, SP2) that only has USB 1 ports. Transferring pictures from a digital camera is too slow, so I thought of trying one of ...
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PCMCIA preventing laptop from booting up

My friend has brought his dead laptop over. It is a Sony Vaio with Windows Vista. When booting up, it blue screens and reboots. I have tried to boot up with Knoppix and this will freeze when ...
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Can you connect a PCMCIA card to an IDE slot?

I have just discovered that a PC card (of the PCMCIA variety) uses the same electrical interface as CompactFlash. CompactFlash uses the ATA interface, and you can get cheap adapters to plug a CF card ...
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Windows 8.1 PCMCIA IDE card support doesn't seem to work

Windows 8.1 x86 on a Core Duo (32-bit only) processor based laptop with a Ricoh "R/RL/5C476(II) or Compatible" Cardbus/PCMCIA controller. Under Windows 7, this laptop could read PCMCIA-based "ATA" ...
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How can you connect a 16 bit PCMCIA type II card from a serial port connection <Amiga 1200 computer> to a new laptop?

I'm looking for a hopefully modern/novel approach to connect a modern laptop to a 16 bit PCMCIA type II card, which historically connected through an internal 44-pin ATA hard drive of an Amiga A1200 ...