[Soekris] Re: net4801 not recognizing Compact Flash

Michael Silverton michael.silverton at tecKheads.com
Fri Aug 1 13:23:02 UTC 2003

We'd like to hear the answer too, as we've just ordered a net4801 in order 
to build a firewall/router that boots solely from CF.  If there are issues 
with the 4801, we need to back off to the 4501.

> Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2003 16:57:55 -0700
> From: Michael Sierchio <kudzu at tenebras.com>
> Trying to get my new 4801 working, but it doesn't see the CF and
> tries to PXE boot even though PXE boot is disabled.
> The BIOS recognizes a 2.5" ATA disk if it's jumpered as
> a primary master.  The CF is not seen, whether or not an
> ATA disk is attached.
> This is troubling, I'd like to hear from other early users
> whether this is a BIOS bug or maybe just a hardware problem
> with my unit.

Best Regards,

Michael Silverton
Solutions Architect
Teckheads LLC
(650) 989-6767
(877) 684-7921

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