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Re: soekris boot from CF card
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: soekris boot from CF card
- From: Gabe Guzman <gabe_(_at_)_careercast_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2004 09:37:56 -0700
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 05:02:46PM +0200, Matthieu Herrb wrote:
> J Moore wrote:
> >No - I think that's the whole problem - making the CF bootable.
> >Complicated by the fact that all of the solutions I've heard so far
> >require a system with a USB port... none of my OBSD systems have a USB
> >port. I've got a couple of Windoze machines that have them, but I don't
> >see how to get there from here.
> The first solution I suggested to you doesn't require an USB port: boot
> bsd.rd using pxeboot and proceed with a standard install using FTP.
> (Instead of a standard install, you can also choose 'S' to get a shell,
> copy your files, /boot and /bsd and run installboot manually...
> >How did you get a CF you could boot?
> You can also use a pcmcia->cf adapter in a pcmcia port...
another thing to note is that the flash reader doesn't have to be on the
machine you make the image on. i make my obsd install image on my obsd
box, and then scp it to my mac where i dd it to the compact flash, since
obsd refuses to recognize my flash card reader. you could also boot
some linux live cd on on of the win boxes and use dd from there to write
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