boot problem

hi. does anyone know how i can make my system boot off the harddrive or boot off
the flash and recognize the eide hard drive. i’m running on an elan pc104 board
and the system refuses to boot off the eide hard drive. right now i have to boot
off of a floppy and it will mount the hard drive fine. i would like to eliminate
the floppy from my system but can’t get it to boot off the hd.

i would also like it to boot off the flash and be able to mount the eide drive,
but the flash doesn’t want to recognize it. my guess would be drivers.

anyone can help me on this. thank you.