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Re: snapshots are broken

From: Tim <tim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 1 Nov 2003 22:34:22 -0600

This is a good place for IDE/Compact Flash adapter.  Pascal's moved back
to Switzerland though, so I have no idea what the shipping might be.
But check out the Wireless Router Board at $120!!!



On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 11:17:22PM -0500, David Cuthbert wrote:
> Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai wrote:
> >Mmm, that's a nice thing.  I should check out more of the Compact Flash
> >cards, see how easy it might be to whip up some generic support for
> >some.  We do have some support for certain brands already IIRC.
> Good news: in IDE emulation mode, they look and act just like IDE 
> drives.  You need an adaptor; I grabbed one for $20 (which, for a 
> mass-market item, would be overpriced -- this is literally a few 
> resistors and diodes, maybe an LED or two if you want to get fancy, and 
> the hardware to adapt the form factors -- but, sadly, this doesn't seem 
> to be a mass-market item).
> I think that I did see some ATAPI messages from the Linux kernel when 
> using it... no functionality was amiss, though.
> http://www.acscontrol.com/Index_ACS.asp?Page=/Pages/Products/CompactFlash/IDE_To_CF_Adapter.htm 
> is where I got mine from.  If you're feeling more hobbyist-inclined, the 
> (very readable) standards can be downloaded for free from 
> http://www.compactflash.org/ .
> However, in IDE emulation mode, you cannot remove the card; it tends to 
> make the IDE bus a tad angry.  For that, you would want to use a normal 
> card reader.
> Dave

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