[Soekris] Partitioning a CF card

Vladimir I. hazard at francoudi.com
Fri Feb 28 13:41:31 UTC 2003


Terry Schmidt wrote:
> For me, I just ran the DD image onto a 128 meg compact flash, and it 
> worked fine even though the DD was only for a 8meg compact flash.  The 
> partition table was a little weird, but it booted and ran fine.  The 
> compact flash I was using was SanDisk.
> 
> If the maintainers of wisp-dist are on this list, perhaps they could 
> increase the baud rate of the console port, as the graphical menus are 
> pretty slow at 9600 baud.  38400 would be good, or the Soekris default 
> of 19200 would be better than 9600.  I realize that this breaks a bit of 
> the standard of using 9600 baud, but the graphical menus run very slowly 
> at 9600.

You can change it yourself by editing syslinux.cfg on FAT partition.

> 
> --Terry
> 
> --On Thursday, February 27, 2003 2:31 PM -0500 Dave Shpritz 
> <dave at shpritz.net> wrote:
> 
>> Hey everyone.  I've been using the LEAF wisp-dist on my soekris box, but
>> have run out of 8mb CFs.  So I'm moving to 32mb cards since they seem
>> widely available.  The problem is how to create the partitions (Windows
>> 2000, Partition Magic, etc. won't work with a removable disk).  I have
>> some FreeBSD and OpenBSD boxes running, but I'm afraid I don't know how
>> to make the FAT partitions using them.  If someone has a link or any
>> hint, please let me know.  Thanks again everyone.
>>
>> prosper,
>> Dave
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Vladimir
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