Is it possible to use the target machine itself (the Dell Optiplex) to write
to the CF card under some other OS (like, dunno, some OS on a HD
(Windows/Linux) with the CF as slave, or a Live-CD (Linux, BartPE,
Damien Hull <dhull at digitaloverload dot net> wrote:
> 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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