Subject: Re: Compact Flash
To: None <port-cobalt@NetBSD.org>
From: Laurens Vets <laurens@daemon.be>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 03/18/2005 19:20:41
Hey Pete,

>         I pulled the page for the time being, there are some issues with 
> "disk" usage etc as flash mem has a finite life of read/write cycles - 
> I'm still playing with the idea though....

Ah ok, I thought I was going blind :)  Yeah indeed flash memory has it's 
limitation.  May I ask why you try to use a flash disk?  For heat or 
noise reasons?  Is a small laptop harddisk too noisy?

Best regards,
Laurens

> Kind Regards,
> Pete.
> 
> At 14:59 18/03/2005, Laurens Vets wrote:
> 
>> Hey Pete,
>>
>>> For anyone interested, my Qube now has a solid state HDD in the form 
>>> of a compact flash card... Details of how it was done can be found at 
>>> www.teraqube.co.uk
>>
>>
>> Well, I cannot find the page where you describe how to it?  Thanks!
>>
>>> Not too sure why I did it, probably just because I was bored!
>>> Kind Regards,
>>> Pete.
>>> So when someone comes and begs for you to "fix their PC", tell them 
>>> it's a 1,000 flat fee.
>>> They'll say: "But I can buy another PC for less than that!"
>>> And you reply: "Excellent! You do that. Now leave me in peace!"
>>
>>
>> Kind regards,
>> Laurens