Trying (and failing) to boot LFS from a Compact Flash card

Jason Gurtz jason at tommyk.com
Fri Oct 7 11:03:22 PDT 2005


On 10/7/2005 10:11, Ken Moffat wrote:

>   I've never tried booting from CF, but I think I've seen people 
> mentioning that it is very slow to "start" (I think there used to be 
> patches, perhaps for 2.4, to add a delay).

I notice that a lot of embedded x86 hardware uses IDE attached CF as a
boot device.  Maybe that's because it inits faster?  There are adapters
CF->IDE and also the odd, fits-right-in-a-40/44-pin-socket, type.

~Jason

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