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Re: [alpine-user] alpine 3.4.0 on soekris 4501, 4801, and 5501

From: Laurent Bercot <ska-devel_at_skarnet.org>
Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2016 11:33:12 +0200

On 04/06/2016 04:34, Joel Sandin wrote:
> CF fully booted no problem on net5501s but on both the net4501 and
> net4801 it booted but failed to mount boot media, and didn't seem to
> see the (CF) drive.
>
> I'll investigate further soon but just wanted to give folks a heads
> up - I'm using Kingston CF which deviates from soekris
> recommendations.

  What size is your CF? It's been a long time, but ISTR there's a size
limit on the CF that the net4501 can recognize. It's an old BIOS!
(I booted mine with a 32 MB CF. Those were the days.)
Not sure about the net4801, but if it's the same BIOS or close to it,
it may be the same issue.

-- 
  Laurent
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Received on Sat Jun 04 2016 - 11:33:12 GMT