Boot LFS from compact flash into ramdrive?

Mike Asher masher at bin19.com
Mon Jan 26 23:09:58 PST 2004


"BoB" <dontrspamrmen at po.cwru.edu> wrote in message
news:bv52h1$a8g$1 at belgarath.linuxfromscratch.org...
> Hello,
>
> I'm working on building a MAME device from a Mini-ITX M10000 mobo.  I also
> plan to tinker with this device a bit.  As a result, I'd like to boot my
OS
> from a compact flash card.  I have the ATA->CF adapter and have booted a
few
> images that I've found around.  I know that part's working.
>
> I'd like to boot from the CF card in a read-only fashion, loading an LFS
> system to a ramdrive.  Are there any docs that describe this more in
depth?
> Can someone offer a pointer or some assistance?  FWIW, I already have a
dev
> box running SuSE, so I'll only be running LFS on the other device.


Take a look at the Pebble distro; it does exactly what you're trying to do:

  http://www.nycwireless.net/pebble/pebble.README




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