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 From:  PlanAlpha <plan dot alpha at gmail dot com>
 To:  Jason Collins <jason at mammothcomputers dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Compact Flash Adapters for PC installation
 Date:  Fri, 9 Dec 2005 15:40:50 -0800
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.