off topic: CF -> IDE Where and which to buy?
Andre.Courchesne at ca.kontron.com
Tue Mar 25 08:05:01 CET 2003
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
courchea at net-forces.com
Again sorry for the intrusion, but I wanted to share the info.
Andre Courchesne - Consultant
From: Nicholas Mistry [mailto:nick-linuxbios at bostonimportcenter.com]
Sent: Monday, March 24, 2003 2:19 PM
To: linuxbios at clustermatic.org
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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