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 From:  "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] "No boot device available" message
 Date:  Fri, 2 Jan 2009 13:13:13 -0500
On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 11:05 AM, Matt McLaughlin
<m0n0 at mattmclaughlin dot com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Just upgraded to 1.3B15 yesterday on an Alix board from an earlier 1.3B (I
> think 8) release.  I also had to change from an 8 to 16 meg CF as part of
> the process.
> With my new configuration, when the box reboots, it doesn't come up, and I
> get a message on the serial console saying "No boot device availalbe.  Press
> Enter to continue."  Pressing enter doesn't work.  If I unplug/plug the
> power, it comes up without a problem.  I need to do more testing to see if I
> can narrow this down to the new CF card or the version, but has anyone else
> seen this problem?

That's one of two things - either the card wasn't written properly, or
the CF isn't compatible with ALIX boards. Most any CF will work, but
there are some cheap no name cards that won't work.