Use of compact flash
andy.pearce at austrocontrol.at
Tue Feb 17 01:57:01 CET 2004
So if I get this correct the rom has been flashed but it effectively
has no kernel in it, this resides on the CF card. I guess this means that
this card can then be switched to another machine and easily changed with
another kernel to test changes. Am I anywhere near on the right lines yet ?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ron minnich [mailto:rminnich at lanl.gov]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2004 12:58 AM
> To: Andy Pearce
> Cc: linuxbios at clustermatic.org
> Subject: Re: Use of compact flash
> On Mon, 16 Feb 2004, Andy Pearce wrote:
> > "I think you're much better off with an adapter for compact
> flash. That's
> > an open, widely used standard which has worked well for us."
> > Can you explain this a bit, does it mean that its possible to
> > some how redirect the rom from which the PC boots ? i.e. switch
> > it to a CF adapter card ?
> you boot linuxbios from flash, but the linuxbios payload comes from CF.
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