Subject: Re: CompactFLASH support?
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: Herb Peyerl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/30/1998 07:10:13
Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com> wrote:
> > maller than PCMCIA cards. CompactFLASH cards look like IDE disks to the
> > host and come in capacities of 4 MB to 24 MB and more. These cards can
> > be plugged directly to PCMCIA slots using a passive adapter card. CF
> > cards are used in digital cameras, some GSM phones and other small
> > portable devices. I think they are usually ms-dos formatted so they can
> > be read on "any" machine.
I have a bunch of these cards. (bunch == O(5))
> I don't know, but don't the sharks have such things?
> (see http://www.research.digital.com/SRC/iag/info/romcard.html or something)
The shark has a romcard slot but these cards are pcmcia form-factor and the
sharks romcard slot is _not_ pcmcia form-factor or even electrically the same
> Would be cool to have some support for these beasts... :)
It would be... I know I just plugged one into my laptop and it wasn't seen as
anything but I didn't try very hard... I also have a small controller that
has a pcmcia slot and an IDE 40 pin connector on it.. With that controller, I
can mount/read/write the card...