10.2.3.3. PCMCIA commands
On your laptop which you usually connect to the company network
using the onboard Ethernet connection, but which you are now to
configure for dial-in at home or in a hotel, you might need to
activate the PCMCIA card. This is done using the cardctl control utility, or the pccardctl on newer distributions.
A usage example:
Now the card can be configured, either using the graphical or
the command line interface. Prior to taking the card out, use this
However, a good distribution should provide PCMCIA support in
the network configuration tools, preventing users from having to
execute PCMCIA commands manually.