SCSI to IDE bridges...
geneb at deltasoft.com
Wed Sep 24 21:25:36 CDT 2008
On Wed, 24 Sep 2008, Doc Shipley wrote:
> Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> I've toyed with the idea of setting up a Linux box with a decent-size
>> (512M) hunk of RAM,turning off swap and using it as a network mailserver
>> with CF instead of IDE disk to conserve power. I'm not sure how long the
>> CF would last. Assuming, say, 1000 emails (including spam) a day
>> worst-case, I might see one fail in less than a year, depending upon where
>> the writes landed. Leveling would help, of course, but do CF cards
>> auto-level, or does that responsibility fall upon the system using them?
> I can vouch for the fact that running a normal OS on CF will kill the card
> in a hurry, even without swap.
Doc, there's a whole pile of Amiga users out there (found 'em today!) that
would argue that point with you. They're using them a lot on the Amiga
1200, 500 and 2000 without issue.
Proud owner of F-15C 80-0007
http://www.f15sim.com - The only one of its kind.
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