[LinuxBIOS] DOC vs CF

Jun OKAJIMA okajima at digitalinfra.co.jp
Fri Nov 11 09:26:16 CET 2005

DOC is slow! and needs special H/W.
The only merit of DOC is easyness of implementation for hardware designer,
and probably cost when you buy it with very large quantity.
In short, DOC is out of scope unless you are a h/w designer of embedded systems.

                           --- Okajima, Jun. Tokyo, Japan.

>Can any one give me a quick run down and the Up/Downs of using a DOC or 
>CF as the primary boot device in a Linux BIOS system. I know there are 
>both based on nand technology, and I know that the CF is on the ATA 
>bus... I know that both have a limited number of writes, but that is 
>where i run out of info.  What else is there, why would some one use a 
>CF or DOC over the other?
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