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 From:  David <dlawley at gmail dot com>
 To:  Tom Anderson <tom at haremail dot net>
 Cc:  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 19:15:52 -0400
I got my 2 lexar 16 meg media today, worked ok, but I did format it in 
windows first. not sure if that might make a difference.



On 9/14/05, Tom Anderson <tom at haremail dot net> wrote:
> 
> 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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