Re: [uCsimm] ucLinux Compact Flash Adapter

From: Glenn West (gwest@krdl.org.sg)
Date: Sun Oct 08 2000 - 21:26:17 EDT


Actually cards are supposed to work in both kinds of systems

At 03:27 AM 10/7/2000, you wrote:
>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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