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Re: SCSI cards and SRM (Re: questions)

On Fri, 28 Mar 2003, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:

> Hello,
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 12:01:38PM +0100, Adrian Zaugg wrote:
> > > certain controllers. Other it will ignore (and therefor the disks
> > > won't
> > > show up).
> > Is there a site where those "certain" controllers are listed? I have tried
> > a few controllers in my 7305 and none of them were working properly... Is
> > it right to say: If the card doesn't work under SRM, it doesn't work under
> > the OS?
> No. A "solution" would be to boot via floppy, once Linux is up it will
> recognize your SCSI-adapter just fine (provided there a Linux drivers
> for it, of course).

just an iteration on this: a more reliable and faster solution would be to
plant the kernel on a compact flash card and use a compact flash to ide
adapter, such as, e.g.: 


This is not really relevant, but it was damn hard to stay quiet, so
advance apologies are filed.


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