[LinuxBIOS] Problems booting off Epia MII compact flash (filo)

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Tue Mar 6 13:53:23 CET 2007

* Peter Stuge <stuge-linuxbios at cdy.org> [070306 13:36]:
> There was no way to both use the CF slot as a boot device in FILO,
> and as the root device for the kernel when I was working on the MII
> back in September. I spent some time on it but did not see a simple
> solution.
How would a complex solution look like? Can we fix this in FILO? 
I don't want to implement pcmcia hot plugging though ;)

> Linux did not like the Ricoh bridge when set up so that FILO could
> use it.
Can we reset it, before jumping to the kernel?

> I decided to work around the problem and got a CF->IDE adapter so
> that the CF is hda.

Yeah, me too ;) 

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