Boot LFS from compact flash into ramdrive?

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

"BoB" <dontrspamrmen at> wrote in message
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> 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
> from a compact flash card.  I have the ATA->CF adapter and have booted a
> 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
> Can someone offer a pointer or some assistance?  FWIW, I already have a
> 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:

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