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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  kagaku <kagaku at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] CF vs Hard disk
 Date:  Tue, 23 Nov 2004 17:05:51 -0500
On Tue, 23 Nov 2004 15:58:05 -0600, kagaku <kagaku at gmail dot com> wrote:
> Compared to a hard drive, how is the performance of m0n0wall when
> running off a CF card attached to an IDE adapter? I'm currently using
> a hard drive for m0n0wall, but it's dying (click of death, yay..), and
> I'm considering buying a CF IDE adapter since I already have a few CF
> cards laying around. Power going out often is an issue, how are boot
> times compared to a hard drive? Also, how responsive is the web
> interface?

All things are equal, other than possibly a couple seconds longer boot
time with CF.  m0n0wall runs out of RAM, so the only time it'll touch
the CF or HD after boot is if you change the config.