I just got a IA1 on eBay and have been reading up on flashing it to Midori. I opened it up and got it reset so I get into the bios. I have CFs that I use for my camera and I can access them via PCMCIA or USB adapters on one of my laptops. What I haven't found is directions for creating a bootable CF from Linux. I use no windoze, all my systems run Linux. Who can point me toward directions for writing the CF under Linux?
Answering my own question: syslinux seems to be the key, though I don't know why I didn't get lilo to work. This got me started down the right path: http://mail.nl.linux.org/kernelnewbies/2003-01/msg00219.html
There were a number of minor pitfalls which I am willing to discuss if anyone shows interest.
Anyway, I got an old Debian (potato, I think) put on a 256mb CF and booted on the IA1. From there, it was straightforward to flash to Midori (M4I 2.3pre1): http://m4i.homeip.net/
Everything seems to work well, except for "F" key mappings.
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