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

From: Laurent Bercot <>
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.

Received on Sat Jun 04 2016 - 11:33:12 UTC