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 From:  "Klaus Stock" <ks at stock dash consulting dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Cc:  dhull at digitaloverload dot net
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] booting from compact flash
 Date:  Wed, 21 Jun 2006 12:49:15 +0200
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,

- Klaus

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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