Chris Buechler wrote:
> On 4/30/05, sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com> wrote:
>> IDE to Flash connector
>> dont use USB connectors - they usually mess things up.
> USB ones are the only ones I've ever used and they work fine for me.
> I can even boot up my live installer CD on a laptop with a USB CF
> writer and write cards. Always has worked fine.
> I have a "LinkXcel" brand connector, item number CR-216A (4 in 1),
> that works fine (can't find any place that sells it, it was super
> cheap, I don't remember where I got it).
> Also have a SanDisk ImageMate 12 in 1 that works great.
Someone a while back had boot problems with a multi-slot reader
(x-in-one that does CF, SD/MMC, etc.) Could not find config.xml, IIRC.
If you plan to boot from a USB reader use caution.
James W. McKeand