* Simon Kagstrom <simon.kagstrom@...> [041201 08:15]:
> On 2004-12-01, 07:42, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> > * Simon Kagstrom <simon.kagstrom@...> [041201 07:52]:
> > > On 2004-12-01, 07:11, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> > > >
> > > > If the Psion 5mx pro's rom bootloader does not detect your card, you
> > > > cannot boot from it directly. Have you checked that you have the
> > > > first partition formatted as FAT6, starting at 1, and set active?
> > >
> > > Should be, the output of fdisk is the following:
> > Yeah, that looks like it should work :(
> Rats. Ok, I guess I'll have to go shopping for another CF card then :-/. My
> guess is that the local CF shop have sandisk and then some noname cards.
> I'll probably just buy a 32 or 64 MB card (don't think 16MB will be
> available), should I go for the cheaper no-name or buy the Sandisk card. (My
> question is really: should it support any card, with the possible exception of
> the connectplus, or might that be a problem)?
In theory all the cards should work... But at least SanDisk and
Transcend cards work. How about taking your Psion with you to the
shop and see if the cards gets detected before you buy it?
> Another question: after I've booted the OS from CF, the next time it will
> start from RAM, right? Can Linux boot from RAM (C: in EPOC) or must the kernel
> reside on the flash disk? At least the connectplus works well under IA32
> Linux, so after the kernel has booted (off a initrd image), it should
> hopefully be able to mount the connectplus flash disk.
No, it always boots from CF on 5 mx pro.