Problem booting from CF-ATA adapter...

BoB dontspamrrn at po.cwru.edu
Fri Feb 20 21:09:45 PST 2004


>"Andre Pereira" <Andre.Pereira at br.flextronics.com> wrote in message
>news:5F04B92F45D0A9408FE90D9D168DF36D08CEF430 at brsocmx01.sao.flextronics.com
...
>try the option linear into lilo.conf
>
>boot=/dev/hdd
>disk=/dev/hdd
>bios=0x82
>linear
>lba32 map=/boot/map
>install=/boot/boot.b
>prompt timeout=50
>image=/boot/vmlinuz
>ramdisk=350000
>label=Flash root=/dev/ram0
>initrd=/boot/rootimg.gz
>append="root=/dev/ram0"
>
>and try "lilo -r /mnt/cf -Zl"

I get an error that linear and lba32 are exclusive.  I'm starting to think
it's a problem getting the geometry of the flash drive.  Any way to know the
real geometry to feed the bios?

BoB





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