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Re: How to install Fedora 7 to a CF card connected via IDE-CF adapter?



On 9/9/07, Andrew Junev <a-j a-j ru> wrote:
> Has anyone tried to install Fedora 7 to a CF card connected via IDE-CF
> adapter? I tried it on several different systems with no success.
>
> I got the card (Transcend CF 4Gb) detected in MB BIOS as a 4Gb IDE
> HDD. But then Fedora installer doesn't seem to find the target drive.
> I don't remember the error message exactly, but it's saying something
> that it can't find the drive and proposes to load additional storage
> driver (by choosing it from a list or by adding one via floppy). If I
> connect a normal IDE HDD to the same controller instead of the CF
> card, Fedora installs just fine.
>
> So, has somebody had any successful experience instaling Fedora to a
> CF card?

I had a similar problem trying to install F7 to a Transcend 8GB CF
card. I don't have a solution, I tried CentOS 4.5 and it installed
fine.

John


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