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 From:  "Tom Anderson" <tom at haremail dot net>
 To:  "Me" <d3javu1978 at yahoo dot com>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] CF to IDE reader.
 Date:  Wed, 14 Sep 2005 08:09:41 -0700
It is possible you just got a bad adapter.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Me" <d3javu1978 at yahoo dot com>
To: "Tom Anderson" <tom at haremail dot net>; <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2005 8:00 AM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] CF to IDE reader.


> I have tryed 3 diffrent images, I have the drive set
> to auto and the bios does recognize the drive as
> either a 8MB or a 32MB depending on which one I have
> plugged in. (I have a bunch of the lexar 8MB cards)
> I also have the 5 volt floppy connector attached to
> it.
> And I have used a couple of known good IDE cables.
> I will check the drive geometry that windows reports
> when i write the image. I did try for old time sake to
> alter the drive geometry in the bios but no luck.
>
> One thing I have notice is that the Activity light
> remains off the entire time. I guess I can try another
> machine and see if it works there. I may just need to
> go with another box.
>
> Oh well, I was so syked about getting the FC card
> working. I guess if any thing i'll just keep a good
> backup of my config and keep booting from the CD.
> untill I find another old box somewhere.
>
> Thanks for all your replies, I have some ideas to try
> now.
>
> J
>
>
> --- Tom Anderson <tom at haremail dot net> wrote:
>
> > I have the exact same adapter in my IP330 and I've
> > been using it for months
> > with no problem. Is your BIOS set to auto-detect
> > your hard drives? What does
> > it detect the CF card as? What geometry did
> > physdiskwrite report when you
> > tried to write the image to it? Is it the same as
> > what your BIOS sees it as?
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Me" <d3javu1978 at yahoo dot com>
> > To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 10:15 AM
> > Subject: [m0n0wall] CF to IDE reader.
> >
> >
> > > I purchased
> > >
> >
>
http://cgi.ebay.com/IDE-HARD-DRIVE-TO-CF-COMPACT-FLASH-ADAPTER-A1_W0QQitemZ5
> > 808005279QQcategoryZ41994QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
> > >
> > > from ebay and it doesnt work. I was wondering if
> > any
> > > one had any suggestions.
> > >
> > >
> > > I double checked my jumpers and the whole
> > enchilada
> > > but I can only get the PC to see recognize the
> > drive.
> > >
> > > I get a Read Error after POST.
> > >
> > > I tryed using the windows utility and FreeBSD 5.4
> > to
> > > gzcat the image over to the drive.
> > >
> > > I have also tryed 2 diffrent CF cards from
> > diffrent
> > > manufactures one is 8MB and the other 32MB But no
> > go
> > > :(
> > >
> > > I disabled PNP on the bios as well.
> > >
> > > this is going on a Dell Dimension 300 PII
> > >
> > > any suggestions would be.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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