From: Frank Weis <Frank.W<eis@ct...> - 2005-09-14 12:50:23
after a little bit of fiddling around, I am now successfully using Compact=
=46lash Cards on an IDE adapter to boot Devil-Linux.
Surprisingly, the install-on-usb did not work, always complaining at some=20
point or other that /dev/hdc1 didn't exist... So I executed all the command=
by hand, one by one, and it is working now. I suspect that there are=20
timing/sync problems with CompactFlash when I use the script.
I also edited the mount_cdrom script in initrd.gz in order to scan for HDs=
instead of CDROMS so that the boot process searches the CompactFlash 'hard=
disk' when it tries to find the iso:
< CDROM_IDE=3D`find /dev/ide/ -name "cd*" 2> /dev/null`
> CDROM_IDE=3D`find /dev/ide/ -name "hd*" 2> /dev/null`
So now the only moving parts in my firewalls are the fans. My CDROM drives =
starting to fail one after the other, and my Primergy servers can't boot fr=
USB, so this is a nice alternative. Price will be about 50-60=E2=82=AC per =
for the Flash-IDE adapter including a 512 MB Flashcard.
Thanks for making Devil-Linux!
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