Subject: Re: Using Hitachi 4GB Microdrive
To: Quentin Garnier <>
From: Richard Danter <>
List: port-hpcarm
Date: 01/17/2006 16:57:01
Quentin Garnier said the following:
> Technically, NetBSD will probably read it fine, however, there is a
> form-factor issue:  typically, microdrives are type-II CF cards, and
> the CF slot in the Jornada only accepts type-I.  Or the other way
> around, but you should have a look at the size of the microdrive, which
> might be too thick to fit in the slot.

With the door removed from the CF bay the card fits just fine.

I have tried booting NetBSD from a CF card in the PCMCIA slot. That 
works fine but when I then connect the microdrive it seems that reads 
from the CF card fail (I get timeout messages).