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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  J o h n W o r t h <turbodonkey at blueyonder dot co dot uk>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Problems booting to CF
 Date:  Mon, 16 May 2005 23:56:04 -0400
On 5/16/05, J o h n  W o r t h <turbodonkey at blueyonder dot co dot uk> wrote:
> Hi all…
> I have been trying for some time now to get m0n0 on my lex light mini ITX
> PC.  When I use a laptop hard drive everything is ok and m0n0 boots fine.
> However, I have an 8Mb CF card I want to boot from,which appears to the lex
> light as ad0, so, using gzcat from a freesbie the generic-pc-1.11.img is
> written successfully, but it fails to boot because it can't find a config
> file?? The message disappears off the screen to quickly!
> I have used physdiskwrite 0.5 (under Bart PE), and gzcat (freesbie) both on
> the host machine, both with the same error during boot...
> Had a look on the mailing list archive, there was someone else with the same
> problem, but it appears unresolved...

Many embedded devices seem to do this, the solution that worked for me
and others in the archives was changing the access mode to CHS.  This
works for Nexcom and a VIA box from hacom.net.