SSD on the Netwinder

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at
Wed Apr 10 11:22:54 PDT 2019

On Mon, 2019-04-01 at 22:43 -0400, Ralph Siemsen wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 01, 2019 at 09:52:29PM +0100, Jon Bradbury wrote:
> >SSDs are supposed to use less current, but maybe not. I have a 12v PSU 
> >rated at 2A (which runs the HDD fine). Maybe more current is needed...
> I've used two hard drives simultaneously, without problem, on the stock 
> 12V PSU. So I doubt this would be the issue. I would also expect the SSD 
> to consume less power than a HDD.

I'm out of town at the moment, so I can't check the label right now, but
IIRC, the stock Corel 12V PSU is 1.5A, not 2A.

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