Ok, I know this is not really in sync with "listserv etiquette", but I am a
reseller of CompactFlash adapters and peripherals that are pretty
interesting. You can see some on my site at www.net-forces.com
For those who wants details or pricing, e-mail me privately at
Again sorry for the intrusion, but I wanted to share the info.
Andre Courchesne - Consultant
From: Nicholas Mistry [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Monday, March 24, 2003 2:19 PM
Subject: Re: off topic: CF -> IDE Where and which to buy?
I too am am running the Imagemate (SDDR-31) USB -> CF adapter. It is
great for development and debugging. Used it many times when porting
linux to the Ipaq! My only frustration is that i am unable to boot of
it. Once the kernel is loaded i can mount the CF card and make it the
root filesystem, but that is about it.
What i am aiming to do is completely eliminate the harddrive in my
machine. And swapping out the card is not something i will be doing
regularly. I just want a reliable and inexpensive solution that gets the
On Mon, 24 Mar 2003, Richard Smith wrote:
On a side note something I find _really_ hand
when working with CF
devices is my PCMCIA card for my Desktop and a CF to PCMCIA adapter.
Lets me hot plug the CF in and out of my desktop. Very handy for
copying images onto the CF during the debug cycle.
Another alternative to this is a USB CF reader - I'm using the Sandisk
Imagemate to mount my CF cards & copy images, etc.
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