David Woodhouse David.Woodhouse at mvhi.com
Tue Nov 2 03:32:49 EST 1999

alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk said:
>  Ditto with Compact flash (ATAPI). Compact flash according to the docs
> does its own wear levelling.  Im still baffled why people use the
> other stuff 8) 

Cost, size, complexity.

Why muck about with PCMCIA/IDE chipsets and CompactFlash when you can just 
dump a chunk of NOR flash straight on your mainboard (or in a DIMM slot) and 
use that?

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