Re: [uCsimm] ucLinux Compact Flash Adapter

From: Tom Walsh (tom@openhardware.net)
Date: Fri Oct 06 2000 - 15:27:39 EDT


Sebastian Andersson wrote:
>
> On Fri, Oct 06, 2000 at 11:08:19AM -0400, Tom Walsh wrote:
> > Glenn,
> >
> > Seems like we both need the same thing, a working CF drive system. I
> > am curious as to why you are going with the True IDE mode as opposed to
> > the Memory Mapped mode of the CF? Have you looked into the IDE drive
> > code under uClinux, how big a job will it be to rewrite the ide.c stuff?
>
> Is Memory Mapped Mode supported by real CF harddrives like IBMs
> small 1GB drive?
>
> We choose True IDE Mode in a custom hardware device of ours so we
> could reuse the design/code if we wanted to add a real HD via an IDE
> cable.
>

Is the compact flash a 3.3 or 5 volt device, the spec suggests that
there are either two types of CF or the devices are capable of either
operational voltage.

TomW

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