[ILUG] Hardware queries
bryano at europlex.ie
Wed Jul 14 15:48:36 IST 2004
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.
Yeah but, CF has a limited number of writes, while at least in theory, so long
as the arm for the hard disk reader doesn't gouge a great big scrape down your
hard disk surface, you can write to it indefinately.
Except of course for the fact, that, the disks are *rigged* to break by the
hard disk cartels!!
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