My 386 laptop HD is dead. The solution: an IDE to CF adapter
chrism3667 at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 22 18:28:59 CST 2007
--- Alexandre Souza <alexandre-listas at e-secure.com.br>
> > What's the life expectancy of a CF card used as a
> primary hard drive,
> > for say, a mailserver?
> Low, very low.
> Remember: You have a hundred thousand or so
> recordings in each byte of
> the card. It has a special mechanism to "distribute
> wear" but it will come
> to an end someday. And when you say about
> no-flash-oriented software, you
> are talking about a lot of writes. And it wears
This is what I was made to understand, but there was
a guy on some yahoo group (for Stylistics or some
"slate" computer I think) who claimed he knew someone
who used a flash card w/Win95 or 98 installed, and got
a year or two out of it. Don't ask me...
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