off topic: CF -> IDE Where and which to buy?

Andrew Ip aip at
Mon Mar 24 19:42:00 CET 2003


> I too am am running the Imagemate (SDDR-31) USB -> CF adapter.  It is
> great for development and debugging.  Used it many times when porting
> linux to the Ipaq!   My only frustration is that i am unable to boot of
> it.  Once the kernel is loaded i can mount the CF card and make it the
> root filesystem, but that is about it.
If you really want to boot the USB->CF, you can use DOC with kexec as a
boot loader.  Then, you can mount the CF, and run kexec kernel from the


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