Subject: Re: CF Vendors
To: None <>
From: Hoka Adam <>
List: tech-embed
Date: 07/01/2007 13:50:23
> > I'm swapping out the hard drives in my Cobalt Raq2's with CF cards in
> > order to make them a little cooler, and a little quieter.   I was
> > browsing through Newegg and came across a vendor that was selling CF
> > cards that were listed as 266x, 40MB/s.  The vendor is A-DATA.
> > 
> > Anyone have any experience with them?  None of the other big names
> > (SanDisk, Kingston) had anything available above 133x.
> The problem with using CF cards is the sector erase time, and the limited
> number of erase cycles allowed.
> (So you need all the noatime, nodevmtime mount options).

I think LFS is more CF friendly than FFS. And using ramdisk drive for temporaly data store is also handy to prolong the card`s lifetime.

Hoka Adam <>