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 From:  "Bao C. Ha" <bao at hacom dot net>
 To:  serge at vanginderachter dot be
 Cc:  m0n0wall List <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] setup on CV860A mobo (NEO fanless ) with secundary ide CF card
 Date:  Fri, 25 May 2007 12:57:24 -0700
Hi Serge,

Go to the BIOS and change the secondary master from AUTO/LBA to CHS!

Send me a note if you still have problems. We carry the Lex Neo
cv860a3r10 and routinely load m0n0wall or pfSense on them.

Bao

On Fri, 2007-05-25 at 21:39 +0200, Serge van Ginderachter wrote:
> Dear list,
> 
> 
>  http://forum.m0n0.ch/index.php/topic,545.0.html
> 
> 
> Hardware= http://www.lex.com.tw:8080/product/CV860A.htm with 128mb ram
> and a 256mb CF
> The CF is connected as secondary master (no choice for primary possible)
> 
> When I boot 1.23, kernel boots fine, until /conf needs to get mounted.
> The system gives at the end:
> - hard error reading fsbn status error ...
> - NO errors about PIO.... I tried disabling UDMA, but NOK
> - message about the CF that gets detected (which would mean it is (tried
> to be) mounted?)
> - kernel.panic 1 -> 0
> - error about config.xml that cannot be opened
> 
> I also tested with 2 different CF's, and with older images (which I knew
> ran fine about 1.5 years ago on the same hardware (not sure if it has
> more recent chipsets now).
> 
> I read a lot of posts about monOwall not being able to boot from ad2
> (primary master), but looking at the code, I see at least  1.23 probes
> all drives for a conf file, so I tend to rule out that problem.
> 
> I'm not very familiar with BSD, but my last hunch is about the chipsets
> being more recent than 1.23 can handle. 
> 
> I finally tried 1.3b2, which boots fine.
> 
> Finally, my question: am I right about it being a hardware/driver
> support problem, or might there exist another workaround?
> 
> 1.3b2 boots, but this system needs to go in production soon, so I'd
> rather avoid using that if possible.
> 
> Thanks for your support,
> 
> 
>         Serge
> 
-- 
Best Regards.
Bao C. Ha
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