[ILUG] Cool project of the day
John P. Looney
john at antefacto.com
Tue Sep 11 12:28:14 IST 2001
On Tue, Sep 11, 2001 at 11:55:07AM +0100, David Murphy mentioned:
> Quoting <20010911034748.AE1AE107EB at jmlaptop.jmason.org>
> by Justin Mason <jm at jmason.org>:
> > What kind of/how big a disk can you attach to a 3.3v PCMCIA card
> > slot, anyone know? My laptop is swiftly filling up with
> > MP3s^W^W^W^Wrunning low on disk space...
> A more pressing question is 'How severely will a PCMCIA hard disk affect
> a handheld's battery life?'
On the handheld's mailing list, someone had a patch for xmms that made it
buffer as much as possible, so it didn't have the disk spinning all the
time. Got nine hours of MP3 playing out of an ipaq.
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