Subject: Re: Compact Flash
To: Laurens Vets <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Pete Rushmere <email@example.com>
Date: 03/18/2005 19:15:20
Pure and simple - no moving parts! I'm already using a laptop=20
At 18:20 18/03/2005, Laurens Vets wrote:
>> 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 -=20
>> I'm still playing with the idea though....
>Ah ok, I thought I was going blind :) Yeah indeed flash memory has it's=20
>limitation. May I ask why you try to use a flash disk? For heat or noise=
>reasons? Is a small laptop harddisk too noisy?
>>At 14:59 18/03/2005, Laurens Vets wrote:
>>>>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=20
>>>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!
>>>>So when someone comes and begs for you to "fix their PC", tell them=20
>>>>it's a =A31,000 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!"