Re: [pc110] compact flash with linux

Ed_Porter nospam at
Wed, 7 Oct 1998 08:36:19 +0200

>I used slackware, not redhat...
I installed redhat, by using PLIP.

>1) Getting Linux to recognize two compact-Flash cards was just a matter of
>correcting io.c and recompiling. (I believe that was the file.) I don't

I didn't need to do anything like that, just say "hdb=noprobe
hdb=cyls,heads,sectors" to lilo and it works. With /boot on /dev/hda
there's no problem with dodgy drive geometry, and it lets you boot with or
without the pcmcia disk in.

>I'm under NT at the moment
Oh, I'm sorry to hear that.