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--></style></head><body lang=EN-GB link=blue vlink="#954F72"><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal>Still no success with this SSD setup.</p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>I note that the SATA-PATA bridge board works fine when connected to a machine running a later kernel, so I think my problems are caused by incompatibility.</p><p class=MsoNormal> </p><p class=MsoNormal>I set up a new primary partition /dev/hda4 and format on the NW. Got loads of errors after a certain number of inodes so reduced partition size and retried. Inode creation succeeded but on creating “superblocks” it started giving IRQ type errors and others. Eventually it finished and I was able to copy the base-NW9 .tar.gz file across but got more errors and the archine would not decompress. I connected the drive to my other Linux box and decompressed to /dev/hda4 (no errors, and this is going through the SATA-PATA bridge) but it would not boot (cleared the screen, then the monitor acted as if the cable was disconnected).</p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>This seems a bit odd to me as previously I’d managed to get this image to begin booting.</p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Ralph’s suggestion about connecting the SSD as a slave and booting off the old HDD, then partioning / formatting on the ‘winder is good, except I have no suitable cable. Maybe I will have to try a netboot (which sounds like a barrel of fun, not!).</p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Another thing might be to try some of the other boot tarfiles out there. I have base-nw9, base-arm-3.9-28.tar and rescue-arm-20010219.tar files so far, are there any others out there with later kernels?</p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><div style='mso-element:para-border-div;border:none;border-top:solid #E1E1E1 1.0pt;padding:3.0pt 0cm 0cm 0cm'><p class=MsoNormal style='border:none;padding:0cm'><b>From: </b><a href="mailto:netwinder-request@netwinder.org">netwinder-request@netwinder.org</a><br><b>Sent: </b>30 March 2019 19:24<br><b>To: </b><a href="mailto:netwinder@netwinder.org">netwinder@netwinder.org</a><br><b>Subject: </b>Netwinder Digest, Vol 40, Issue 5</p></div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Send Netwinder mailing list submissions to</p><p class=MsoNormal>                netwinder@netwinder.org</p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit</p><p class=MsoNormal>                http://lists.infradead.org/mailman/listinfo/netwinder</p><p class=MsoNormal>or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to</p><p class=MsoNormal>                netwinder-request@netwinder.org</p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>You can reach the person managing the list at</p><p class=MsoNormal>                netwinder-owner@netwinder.org</p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific</p><p class=MsoNormal>than "Re: Contents of Netwinder digest..."</p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p></div></body></html>