My understanding is that the CF card is not suitable for applications that
write to it often, as it wears out quickly under such conditions.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pascal Gaudette" <pascal underscore gaudette at yahoo dot ca>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2005 7:11 AM
Has anyone here tried to run a laptop from
> a CF card? Not a firewall, but a client box with X11,
> OpenOffice, Mozilla, etc? I'll be taking a laptop to
> West-Afica soon, and I'm thinking about swapping the
> internal HD for a CF card, and using external storage
> (eg USB HD or Flash, CD-RW) only as needed. My goal
> is to increase reliability and battery life. Most
> useful stuff found so far:
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