[Soekris] net4801 and Compact Flash compatibility
kudzu at tenebras.com
Fri Aug 22 00:36:47 UTC 2003
Raymond Morsman wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-08-21 at 06:29, Michael Sierchio wrote:
>>David Young wrote:
>>> Could the reason that some CF cards do not work be that the 45x1/4801
>>> BIOS is buggy?
I see. In addition to needing a remedial course in logic, you
could use one in rhetoric, too. See below.
> When I was at Cebit last year I spoke to a salesman who sells bulk CF
> cards. When he wanted to take my order he asked: "do you want bootable
> or nonbootable flash?".
> This means there are differences in the flash cards.
There are differences in flash cards, and there may also be a bug in
the net4801 BIOS. I'm only working with CF cards that are known to
boot on other computers, including with a direct IDE-CF interface.
It would not be surprising for a newly-released BIOS to have bugs.
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