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 From:  Andreas Bahr <eyebear at prima dot de>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Cc:  thomas dot serra at bluewin dot ch
 Subject:  [m0n0wall] Re: choose the right Flash card for WRAP
 Date:  Tue, 29 Nov 2005 08:07:35 +0100
thomas dot serra at bluewin dot ch schrieb:
> I just ordered two WRAP boards with their enclosure. 
> Now I'm locking for two Compact Flash cards.
> 
> One of the boards will be used for m0n0wall only.
> 
> The second one will be used for testing and will
> host alternatively m0n0wall and OpenBSD.
> 
> As I have no budget restrictions, my questions are
> the following:
> 
> - will I have better results booting m0n0wall with
> a fast Compact Flash card like the SANDISK Extreme III
> (reads at 20 M0/s) or a cheaper card is enough?
> 
> - Does it make sense to choose a faster Flash card
> for the board hosting OpenBSD?
> 
> I had a look at the WRAP specifications. I didn't
> find any information regarding the Flash card adaptor
> throughput. It seems that the interface used is a
> simple IDE. 
> 
> As said budget is not a concern, btw I don't want
> to buy a faster card if it's useless.

Hello Thomas,

currently fiddling around with these issues too,
read something on the soekris list and found this 
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.hardware.soekris.technical/6510 
from Mr. Kristensen.
Might be useful.


   Andreas