For more information about Linux and laptops, the following site is a
good starting point.
Other information related to laptops can be found at the following sites:
PCMCIA drivers currently support all common PCMCIA controllers,
including Databook TCIC/2, Intel i82365SL, Cirrus PD67xx, and
Vadem VG-468 chipsets. Motorola 6AHC05GA controller used in some
Hyundai laptops is not supported. See Appendix B for a list of
supported PCMCIA cards.