Subject: Re: CompactFLASH support?
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/30/1998 09:32:18
On Tue, 30 Jun 1998 11:43:39 +0300 
 Jukka Marin <> 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.

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