Peter Stuge stuge-linuxbios at
Mon Nov 4 20:49:00 CET 2002

On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 06:39:16PM -0500, Nicholas Mistry wrote:
> I am looking finding alternatives to having a physical harddrive in my
> machine, i was wondering if anyone here has experience w/ either of the
> following.  My goal is to boot LinuxBIOS out of flash, and then Linux off
> a Solid State Devices.

Probably a very common solution while mobo makers stay at 2Mb flash.

> ATA-Disk Module SST58SM128
> or similar from Apacer

I've used an SST ADC with great success.  Worked swell.

> Currently i am using CF w/ an ATA -> IDE adapter.  I have not found a way
> to write protect my CF data.

Just cut the appropriate bus line?

> I am still looking into the DOC option for the EPIA motherboard, via has
> not replied to any of my requests as to what type of chips are supported
> on the DOC PAD on the EPIA-800e motherboard.   Anyone know more about
> this?

This would be nice, hopefully they run with one of the usable DOCs.  :)


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