Re: [NTLK] [OT] modifications (was: Wintel user moving to Mac)

From: Adriano <>
Date: Thu Nov 08 2007 - 16:25:24 EST

Hello Doc,

you will need to force your Mac in order to make it boot from the CF
for the very first time. The way I make it happen on my Pismo was to
boot it from a external drive connected to the firewire port while
having the compact flash card properly connected to the internal ATA
slot. Once booted I could see the card succefully mounted on the
desktop. At that point I just set it as the system for the next boot
from the Boot Disk pref pane.

If you don't have a firewire port, you could just boot via usb or any
install cd/dvd.

I remember that keeping pressed the option button and manually
selecting the CF didn't work for me.

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08/nov/07 Goodwin, Greg P. wrote:

> That would be interesting. I tried a ATA to compact flash adaptor on
> the Mac, but with no luck. :( Would like to get a flash drive
> working
> on a Mac eventually. To make it more like... a Newton! :D
> Doc Clu

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