On 12/9/05, Jason Collins <jason at mammothcomputers dot com> wrote:
> Can anyone point me in the right direction to find a compact flash to
> IDE adapter that will work with the generic PC image using newer Intel
> mainboards? I've tried a few different ones from Addonics which crash
> the system at various stages during boot and a generic one which would
> not boot at all in an Intel motherboard. Alternatively, suggestions for
> properly configuring a CF to IDE adapter and getting it to work without
> crashing would be appreciated as well. We've settled for now on using
> an Adaptec USB floppy/CF reader, but have found the boot time in newer
> motherboards to be excessively long -- + 7 minutes. We'd assumed that
> was because FreeBSD 4 did not have USB 2.0 drivers for the newer
> chipsets from Intel (915 and higher). Anyway, assistance, thoughts,
> commentary would be most welcome.
Check out these:
They've worked swimmingly for me.