[Soekris] net4801 - Linux boot?

Matt Dainty matt at bodgit-n-scarper.com
Sat Dec 6 23:41:50 UTC 2003

* Dave Johnson <dave-soekris-mailinglist at centerclick.org> [2003-12-06
> > I tried your suggestion but it made no difference. (I guess I have
> > to update GRUB on my computer before I turn it off for tonight ;-).
> Oh, you're trying to install the bootrecord from a PC not from the
> soekris box itself.  That's probably possible (though tricky as the
> devices aren't the same), but it's much easier to just boot the kernel
> via tftp then run lilo from the soekris box directly.

I think you're just missing this entry from your lilo.conf file:


Which when you write to the CF with the USB adapter, it'll know the CF
will actually be the first disk, (i.e. hda), when it boots.

Worked for me when I was playing with Linux on a net4501.

"A violent man will respond poorly to a gift of flowers."
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