notmart at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 18 18:07:55 UTC 2002
--- Duane Wessels <wessels at packet-pushers.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Feb 2002, Mart wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I saw Soren mentioned somewhere that he had connected a PCI IDE to the
> > 4501 for testing. I just ordered the 4501, and as soon as I get Linux
> > running from the Flash, I want to try this as well. I have a laptop
> > sitting around with nothing to do. Has anyone else tried this? Any
> > results/tips?
> I tried something like this, but I didn't use a PCI adapter.
> Instead I got a CF-to-IDE adapter ($43, P/N CF-IDE-ADP) from
> You plug the CF-IDE-ADP into the CF slot. Mine came with a 40-pin
> IDE connector cable, so I also had a 3.5in-to-2.5in HDD adapter in
> the mix. It almost worked.
> It seems like the 4501 was only getting every other byte from the
> HDD. The ID string on my HDD was something like "QUANTUM 256N"
> but the 4501 reported it as "UNU 26". It also reported the disk
> size incorrectly.
> Advantech said I should try their 44-pin to 44-pin cable to avoid
> the extra adapter, but I haven't yet.
> Duane W.
Oh, that would be perfect... I had been looking for one of those but
hadn't found it. How did you power the hdd?
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