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 From:  Aaron Wong <aaron dot wong at dot dot net dot au>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] CF vs Hard disk
 Date:  Wed, 24 Nov 2004 10:17:38 +1100
HDD.. not really, I set the BIOS to sleep the HDD after 1min. So m0n0 
boots, hdd whines for a min. or so, HDD sleeps, then all is quiet.

No comment on CF speed vs HDD though.


C. Falconer wrote:
> 
> A HDD is also noisier and more liable to fail on you (but still more
> reliable than a floppy and CDROM)
> 

> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: kagaku [mailto:kagaku at gmail dot com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, 24 November 2004 10:58 a.m.
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: [m0n0wall] CF vs Hard disk
> 
> 
> 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?
> 
> -kagaku
> 
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