This is a discussion on Re: CF cards wear out? - FreeBSD ; 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 ...
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].
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