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 From:  Dave Warren <maillist at devilsplayground dot net>
 To:  A dot L dot M dot Buxey at lboro dot ac dot uk
 Cc:  sai <list at ebs dot net dot pk>, Chris Bagnall <m0n0wall at minotaur dot cc>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] booting off a CF card
 Date:  Sat, 27 Nov 2004 03:53:49 -0700
A dot L dot M dot Buxey at lboro dot ac dot uk wrote:

>>yes, but the REAL question is why is this USB boot taking so long? USB 
>>being 10Mb per second should be able to deliver m0n0 in less than 10 
>>seconds.
>>    
>>
>no. 10Mb/s is USBs' data xfer rate. solid state memory has its own limits
>and the card you are using probably has much lower access/read/write times
>- most likely to be about 250k/s
>  
>
Why would a CF-IDE adapter be faster then CF-USB?  Or did I miss the 
point of this thread?

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