[Soekris] Partitioning a CF card
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.
> --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.
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