[ntp:questions] Soekris net4501 help....

David Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Tue Dec 23 08:59:36 UTC 2014


On 22/12/2014 20:07, Majdi S. Abbas wrote:
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> 	David,
>
> 	My usual technique for Soekrii is to use a USB Compact Flash
> adapter plugged into their USB port, with the target media in it, and
> use a 1-2G CF card with a standard USB install image internally.
>
> 	Their BIOS can boot off of it as long as it's internal, you
> install to the drive visible via the USB adapter, and then swap the
> cards back around (don't forget to set any required boot options,
> and edit fstab so it can find its partitions.)
>
> 	This is useful in environments that can't support PXE.
>
> 	--msa

Thanks, Majdi, that's useful to know.  This one is so old that it 
doesn't even have a USB port, though!  I tried a PCI-USB adapter but I 
don't think that was recognised for booting.

Not to worry, I /am/ making some progress and can report on NTP later.
-- 
Cheers,
David
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