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PostPosted: Wed 16 Jun 2010, 12:15    Post_subject:  How about Puppy 4 retro-retro-retro?
Sub_title: Kernel 2.6.18.1 from Puppy 3.01 retro supports PCMCIA SCSI
 

Ah, if only Puppy 4 forever offered a version with Kernel 2.6.18.1 from Puppy 3.01 retro. So far as I know, that's the last version for which there's a PCMCIA-SCSI module to enable a SCSI chain on a non-cardbus laptop pcmcia slot.
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PostPosted: Thu 17 Jun 2010, 20:55    Post_subject: Re: How about Puppy 4 retro-retro-retro?
Sub_title: Kernel 2.6.18.1 from Puppy 3.01 retro supports PCMCIA SCSI
 

otropogo wrote:
Ah, if only Puppy 4 forever offered a version with Kernel 2.6.18.1 from Puppy 3.01 retro. So far as I know, that's the last version for which there's a PCMCIA-SCSI module to enable a SCSI chain on a non-cardbus laptop pcmcia slot.


You mean a SCSI interface in a PCMCIA slot? More recent kernels can offer that, it is just disabled in the pre-compile configuration.

Well, I'll be compiling 2.6.27.48 as soon as it comes out, so I have made a note to turn that feature on. This kernel will be used for the next release of Wary Puppy (0.4).

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PostPosted: Fri 18 Jun 2010, 01:10    Post_subject:  

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You mean a SCSI interface in a PCMCIA slot? More recent kernels can offer that, it is just disabled in the pre-compile configuration.


I think that's it. In 3.01 retro I use the aha152x_cs module to enable the Adaptec pcmcia scsi adpater, and that allows me to run a scsi chain.

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Well, I'll be compiling 2.6.27.48 as soon as it comes out, so I have made a note to turn that feature on. This kernel will be used for the next release of Wary Puppy (0.4).


Thanks Barry. Haven't heard of Wary Puppy before, but will give it a try.

What's the story on DVD-RAM and UDF?

I've found that in Slax and Windows 7 I can interchangeably read and write to DVD-RAM disks formatted to UDF 1.5 in Windows 7, but I can't even mount the disks in Puppy 4.3.1.

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