Subject: Re: CompactFLASH support?
To: Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/30/1998 09:32:18
On Tue, 30 Jun 1998 11:43:39 +0300
Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am involved in a project which uses CompactFLASH memory cards. These
> cards are manufactured by Sandisk and some other companies and are muchs
> 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.
> How hard would it be to add support for these cards in NetBSD?
If they look like IDE devices, the might Just Work in -current
using "wdc* at pcmcia?" ... we already support one IDE controller
on PCMCIA - the Digital Mobile Media CD-ROM.
Jason R. Thorpe email@example.com
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