On Fri, 12 Dec 2003, Matthew D. Fuller wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 12, 2003 at 05:13:11PM +0200 I heard the voice of
> Matthew West, and lo! it spake thus:
> >
> > If you're going to be using a system like the Soekris boards and your
> > project requires a media that you can do a lot of writes too, I would
> > recommend something like IBM's Microdrives. You should be able to fit
> > these inside the Soekris chassis without a problem. The NET4801 has a
> > Microdrive IDE connector on the board.

>
> Note, though, that Microdrives tend to have a really low advertised MTBF.
> I mean, _really_ low. Like, maybe a year of constant running?
>


and don't get into the habit of dropping it. Its a small delicate thing.
in the 1gb range and cf crd sizes, cf cards are much better suited to most
tasks [obvious things like page device excepted].

>
>
> --
> Matthew Fuller (MF4839) | fullermd@over-yonder.net
> Systems/Network Administrator | http://www.over-yonder.net/~fullermd/
>
> "The only reason I'm burning my candle at both ends, is because I
> haven't figured out how to light the middle yet"
>


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