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RE: Installing on a Compact Flash card.

> From: Daryl Styrk [mailto:darylstyrk@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 03, 2009 9:54 AM
> Subject: Re: Installing on a Compact Flash card.
> Thorny wrote:
> > [...]
> >> So now I am a bit confused. I am not sure what I am doing wrong.
> any
> >> one advice me on what to try next? Should I try to reinstall with a
> /boot
> >> partition and a / partition? Is there something I need to do for
the CF
> >> card?
> >>
> >
> > Did you write a GRUB MBR to the drive, Chris?
> >
> >
> I'd have a look at Debian's guide to the eee. Your approach seems
> similar enough.  http://wiki.debian.org/DebianEeePC
> I don't have time to read the entire thing over but I saw this.
> Now let the installer do its thing until it wants to write the GRUB
> bootloader. Stop now. Do not install the GRUB bootloader in the MBR.
> To install the bootloader on your external media you have to give the
> name of the device as the installer sees it during installation.
> http://wiki.debian.org/DebianEeePC/HowTo/InstallOnSDcardOrUsbStick

OK, well I tried Thorny's request before I saw this email. I just
followed these steps in restoring the MBR.

I will now give your link a try.
Thanks for the suggestions guys!

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