installatin of Ubuntu on CF card

santro mys santromys at
Fri May 25 16:48:30 UTC 2007

Thanks for the reply.. I was able to successfully boot using DSL ( Damn Small Linux) using 256 M cf card.  But still trying to do so using Ubuntu and Centos server edition.

----- Original Message ----
From: Jakob Lenfers <ubuntu.mailinglisten at>
To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at>
Sent: Friday, May 25, 2007 12:02:11 AM
Subject: Re: installatin of Ubuntu on CF card

Matthew Flaschen <matthew.flaschen at> writes:
> Jakob Lenfers wrote:

>> I'm not sure if it helps, but I've installed a debian sarge without any
>> problems on a 512MB CF-Card in a CF2IDE-Adapter without a boot
>> partition.
> CF direct to IDE?  That sounds cool!  I was thinking he was talking
> about a CF card in a USB reader; I would really be surprised if /that/
> worked.

I got it for ~5€ on ebay. AFAIU you just have to forward the 40 pins of
the IDE interface to the CF card and add power, because CF talks IDE

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