[Soekris] 6501-70 compatible SSD and video card

Thomas Fjellstrom thomas at fjellstrom.ca
Sat Mar 15 18:52:07 CET 2014

On Sat 15 Mar 2014 06:10:08 PM Colin Petrie wrote:
> On 15/03/14 17:39, James Turner wrote:
> > I followed a previous recommendation and purchased a Crucial M500 120GB
> > mSATA Internal Solid State Drive (CT120M500SSD3) and so far so good. I've
> > only had my soekris for about a week now but OpenBSD has been happily
> > running on it without any issues.
> I tried a Crucial M500 240G mSATA in a net6501-70. But it had a weird
> behaviour - on a cold boot it was fine, but the BIOS did not seem to see
> it after a warm reset. Either doing a reboot in the OS, or using the
> front panel reset button, left it unable to see the drive to boot from.
> However a physical power cycle always booted OK.
> YMMV of course :) It may have been just that drive unit (we only tried one)
> We ended up just sticking to Intel 525's and have had no problems with
> them since.

I haven't had a problem with my m4. Could be something quirky with the m500, 
maybe a power draw issue on start? Or just a defective part.

> Cheers
> Colin
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Thomas Fjellstrom
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