Re: [uCsimm] Compact Flash, wiring for IDE

From: Tom Walsh (tom@cyberiansoftware.com)
Date: Thu Dec 07 2000 - 08:33:29 EST


Erwin Authried wrote:
>
> Tom Walsh[SMTP:tom@cyberiansoftware.com] wrote:
> > David Smead wrote:
> > >
> > > Tom,
> > >
> > > I haven't used it yet, but plan on doing so. I also downloaded the CF
> > > document from compactflash.org and the manual for the IBM microdrive.
> > >
> > > I may have most of it figured out, but it will have to wait a day or so
> > > before I can get it organized a little more because I'm working on a
> > > project that has to be done tomorrow.
> > >
> >
> > Well, hopefully you will make better progress than I have so far. I
> > spent most of the day rewiring the interface and I still have no
> > response from the CF. I am using a Lexar CF and their spec sheet says
> > that the device is capable of True IDE Mode. The compact flash spec 1.4
> > is not of much help, it specs the CF interface but does not give any
> > examples on using it.
> >
> > I will have to buzz out all the pin connections to make sure that they
> > are wired as per the schematic & there are no shorts / opens.
> >
> >
> > TomW
> >
> >
> Hi Tom!
>
> If you are in doubt about how some of the pins have to be wired, I have
> a IDE - Compactflash adapter board from PC engines, and I can
> figure out how the pins are connected. Just tell me the pins that
> you are uncertain about.

Thanks Erwin, but it seems like the net is just filthy with that info
(how to hook it up to an ide interface). You know what I am attempting,
hook it up to a embedded system so it can become an IDE drive under
linux. Did find some glimmers of info regarding using it under an 8 bit
though...

TomW

-- 
Tom Walsh - WN3L - Embedded Systems Consultant
'www.openhardware.net', 'www.cyberiansoftware.com'
"Windows? No thanks, I have work to do..."
This message resent by the ucsimm@uclinux.com list server http://www.uClinux.com/



This archive was generated by hypermail 2b30 : Sun Apr 07 2002 - 00:01:39 EST