[Soekris] compactFLASH images

Andrew Boothman andrew at cream.org
Tue Feb 19 02:11:02 UTC 2002


Paul Cox wrote:

> I got my 4501 today and wanted to find out what linux efforts are 
> going on out there for this board. Does anyone have an image I can 
> dump on my CF card (via IDE->CF adapter) and that will boot on my 
> 4501? network booting requires a bunch of stuff that I'd rather stay 
> away from given that I already have the IDE->CF adapter. An image with 
> a 2.2 or 2.4 kernel, apropriate ethernet drivers, and busybox would be 
> perfect!

It's not linux (In fact it's hardly BSD!) but "theWall" is a cut-down 
version of FreeBSD that's available as a compactflash image for the net4501.

It's not exactly what you're looking for, but it'll get you started.

Check out http://thewall.sourceforge.net

Andrew.




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