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Re: Booting a CF or SD card from an internal card reader

On Fri 05 May 2017 at 07:58:06 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:

> On 05/05/2017 04:28 AM, Brian wrote:
> >
> >I think you have possibly not appreciated the distinction between a card
> >reader on a USB bus and one on a PCI bus. The first should be visible to
> >GRUB and nativedisk (but, as you have seen, isn't always). The second is
> >never visible to GRUB.
> Not true.
> On my Lenovo T510 laptop I have
> root@march-9-Jessie:/home/richard# ls /dev/mm*
> /dev/mmcblk0  /dev/mmcblk0p1  /dev/mmcblk0p2  /dev/mmcblk0p5
> Although my BIOS will not boot from /dev/mmcblk0, the GRUB resident on
> /dev/sda1 has no trouble finding Debian on /dev/mmcblk0p1.

What I said is true. What you say above is also true. Of course, we are
talking about different things. :)


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