[ILUG] Hardware queries
ruairi at tech-mad.org
Wed Jul 14 15:37:10 IST 2004
On Wed, 2004-07-14 at 17:15, John P. Looney wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 03:10:07PM +0100, Bryan O'Donoghue mentioned:
> > I mean seriously, how difficult would it be, to make a reasonably cheap
> > storage medium, sans moving parts?
> Simple. It's called Compact Flash. I've about eight boxes running with CF
> storage, running the "pebble" distribution.
Of course, CF is limited (even though it's not usually a problem) by max
number of writes to a sector. Also, given the capacities available now,
CF wouldn't be feasible for many applications requiring large amounts of
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