Re: [pc110] pc110 linux boot config

Alan Cox (alan nospam at
Tue, 13 Oct 1998 02:59:16 +0100 (BST)

> i am having a bit of trouble with the boot config on my pc110.
> does anybody have any sample parameters that they use for
> loadlin to boot the system and pass parameters for the size
> of a compact flash card in /dev/hdb? loadlin boots my system
> but it gets the geometry of the second compact flash all wrong.

I had to force the geometry with an hd= line. See the bootprompt howto
for the various formats

> i would also like to see sample lilo.conf files for booting from
> hard disk with two compact flash cards installed. i am also
> having trouble getting lilo to work.

I've never been able to do this in Linux or otherwise. The 2nd flash stops
the bios configuring the hard disk so it becomes a PCMCIA device and works
fine via pcmcia-cs but not directly