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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] boot problem
 Date:  Thu, 1 Sep 2005 17:08:54 -0400
On 9/1/05, Jeff Monian <jeff at chicotech dot com> wrote:
> Hello,
>     I am attempting to install monowall on an early P1, using a CF/IDE
> adapter with a 32 meg. CF card.  I used the physdiskwrite utility to write
> the image to the card.  There was no c/h/s info listed when I did this, just
> cyls:3 tpc:255 spt:63.  The first issue is that the 32 meg card formatted to
> 24 meg.  I did not consider this to be a problem, since only 5 meg is
> required.  When I put this card into the adapter in a newer P4 machine it
> boots without an issue.  In the P1 machine, however, it stops with a read
> error.  Autodetecting the card from the BIOS (on the P1) shows a 32 meg
> card, so I am assuming that there is a drive geometry problem.  

Yeah, that's usually what "read error" means.  Not sure how to find
that info though, when I've had to set it in the past the BIOS
automatically detected what it was when changing the mode to CHS. 
Like here:  http://wiki.m0n0.ch/wikka.php?wakka=HacomBox