> 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.
I would have thought that these adapters were just that, adapters...
I've been using the pcengines CFDISK.1E
(http://www.pcengines.ch/cflash.htm) on many different motherboards, old
and new without hassles. There's not much on the adapter besides two
Is your problem not perhaps related to the CF itself (or make thereof)?