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 From:  Damien Hull <dhull at digitaloverload dot net>
 To:  Joe Barnhart <joebarnhart at yahoo dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] booting from compact flash
 Date:  Tue, 20 Jun 2006 09:57:05 -0800
I don't have "CHS" or "LBA" in my BIOS. It's a Dell Optiplex gx1.

Joe Barnhart wrote:
> --- Damien Hull <dhull at digitaloverload dot net> wrote:
>
>   
>> When I boot the CF card all I get is "boot error". While searching
>> for a 
>> fix I found some info that suggested changing the BIOS IDE setting to
>>
>> normal. I don't have this option. I left it on AUTO.
>>
>> What's going on here and how do I fix the problem?
>>     
>
> You probably need to use CHS addressing instead of LBA.  LBA is
> "logical block addressing" and is used on most hard disks today.  Older
> drives use CHS which means "cylinder head sector" style addressing. 
> Your CF card probably needs CHS addressing.  (I had the same problem on
> my VIA based computer.)
>
>
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