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 From:  Thomas Hertz <thomas at hz dot se>
 Cc:  m0n0wall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] physdiskwrite
 Date:  Mon, 13 Oct 2003 20:57:19 +0200
There's a util that always works for me, "dskprobe". It's a part of some 
windows resource kit, but it shouldn't be too hard finding it somewhere.

--
Thomas Hertz


Chad R. Larson wrote:

>I have been trying to install a boot image on my Compact Flash card.  I 
>have a PCMCIA (People Can't Memorise Computer Industry Acronyms) to CF 
>adapter, which I stuck in a notebook computer.
>
>When I run physdiskwrite, it asks which disk I want to select and gives me 
>a choice of (0..-1).  There appears no correct answer.  Anything typed 
>repeats the prompt.  I also downloaded the prior version (0.3) which 
>behaves the same.
>
>I Googled (is that a verb?) for raw disk tools, but the only ones I found 
>all insist that the target drive be A: or B:, or at least a floppy.  Using 
>the "substitute" DOS command wouldn't get around that requirement.
>
>The CF card is a Lexar 48MB card, which claims to be USB enabled (I'm not 
>sure what that means).
>
>Windows sees the CF correctly, and will read and write it.
>
>Is there a man page for physdiskwrite?  Do I need to load Cygwin and use 
>dd?  Do I need to boot FreeBSD on a notebook?
>
>          -crl
>--
>Chad R. Larson (CRL22)    chad at eldocomp dot com
>   Eldorado 
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