14.4. Utilities

The above-mentioned cardctl utility is the main tool for obtaining PCMCIA information or performing certain actions. Refer to the manual page of cardctl for details. Enter cardctl for a list of valid options. The graphical front-end cardinfo can be used to control the main features of cardctl. To use the graphical front-end, install the pcmcia-cardinfo package.

ifport, ifuser, probe, and rcpcmcia are some other utilities in the pcmcia package. However, these are not needed often. To find out which files the pcmcia package contains, enter the command rpm -ql pcmcia.