[App_rpt] Limey Linux and CF Cards
kb4fxc at inttek.net
Fri Oct 17 22:52:39 EDT 2008
I haven't tried this with limey linux, but, I put a fixed-size flash image
on larger CF cards all the time....I currently use 1GB kingston CF cards.
They're about the smallest/cheapest I can get new. The linux image I'm
using is a custom configured OpenWRT image that is roughly 64MB in size.
I primarily use pcengines ALIX boards....I'm just now starting to try them
with app_rpt....So far, so good!
73, David KB4FXC
On Fri, 17 Oct 2008, Stephen Rodgers wrote:
> The big question is can you DD a 128mb image to a 512MB CF device and
> still have it work? I've never tried this, but conceivably it should
> work. I have initialized 512MB CF devices with make cf and it does work
> for the 512MB Sandisk CF device I have.
> Randy Hammock wrote:
> > Times they are a changing. Got a box lying around needing something to
> > do. Thought I'd start another Limey Linux install for it. Wouldn't you
> > know, the smallest CF card at Fry's was 4GB. I did find a 1GB CF at
> > Sam's Club ($15 US). Turns out I had a 512MB card stuck in one of my
> > laptops, so I'll swap that with the 1GB card. Still a lot of overkill
> > but what do you do? ;-)
> > --
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> > they went.
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