[Soekris] leaf on 4501
shaun at newfind.net
Fri Sep 6 20:20:59 UTC 2002
> From: Chad Carr <ccarr at franzdoodle.com>
> "Shaun McIntyre" <shaun at newfind.net> wrote:
> > I'm trying to get the Bering build of leaf (leaf.sourceforge.net) to run
> > on my 4501. Thank you very much to all the tips especially from Chad
> > Carr and the excellent and very detailed step by step instructions.
> > I'm _very_ close, but my box is stopping midway through the boot
> > process. I followed the instructions very closesly only deviating by:
> > - I had to format and syslinux the cf on a W98 machine. With the
> > Lexar Jumpshot reader on linux (which by the way requires
> > experimental 2.4.19 kernel build on my RH7.3 box), mkdosfs and/or
> > linux syslinux weren't doing it for me.
> This shouldn't matter. It just needs a dos filesystem on it.
Just for the conversation: I had already gotten thewall (FreeBSD based) to
install and run on that physical cf so I'm guessing some of the labeling or
partitioning of the cf that was done there might have tweaked something that a
linux mkdosfs doesn't 'untweak'.
> > - Using 2.4.19 kernel source
Awesome. Hit the nail on the head and it works great now.
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