Getting big flash onto motherboards. Will CF work? what will?

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Fri May 17 11:59:51 EDT 2002

rminnich at said:
>  Are there other options? These are 1U or .8U spaces most likely, and
> so a big PCI card is out of the question -- that's needed for Myrinet.
> There are no ISA slots. There are two IDE headers, and possibly a SCSI
> header. A very low profile PCI card might work. The only option I was
> aware of was IDE->CF adapaters. Is there something else I should look
> at?

Given that you can ensure the BIOS won't get too upset -- could you glue 
some flash chips onto a DIMM?

If they're going to be read-only, I suspect you'd get away with CF though.


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