>On Tue, Oct 30, 2007 at 03:27:36AM +0100, Stefan Reinauer wrote:<br>>> * Peter Stuge <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" target="_blank" onclick="return top.js.OpenExtLink(window,event,this)">email@example.com</a>> [071030 03:23]:
<br>>> > > especially that I want the motherboard boot Linux from CF port (I<br>>> > > read the howto and I think I know what to do) which can be tricky.
<br>>> ><br>>> > Note that I don't know if anyone has actually gotten this to work. I<br>>> > made some effort about a year ago but there were issues. There was<br>>> > some discussion on this very topic about one month ago too, look for
<br>>> > a thread in the archive either late September or beginning of October.<br>>><br>>> There was a small program for the initrd that would fix it by<br>>> resetting the CF controller after FILO would use it as IDE.
<br>><br>>That's right! It works with an initrd! Forgot about that.<br>><br>><br>>> The correct fix would be to put this piece of code in FILO itself<br>>> after the kernel was loaded.<br>>>
<br>>> I can't seem to find that code anymore though.<br>><br>>LinuxBIOSv2/util/resetcf/resetcf.c<br><div style="direction: ltr;">><br>><br>>//Peter</div><br>Great, big thanks for reminding me about that. I will statically compile it and add it to the initrd _and_ will call it from 'init'/'linuxrc' script. I have also ordered 2 extra BIOS chips and as soon as they arrive, I will try to make it work :-). Thanks also for the tip with gluing the handles to the chips, I'll give it a go! :D
<br><br clear="all"><br>-- <br>Lukasz