[Soekris] CF/SD/flash on a mini-PCI?

Bob Camp soekris at cq.nu
Sun Sep 23 22:00:21 UTC 2007


Hi

I bet it's an either / or sort of thing. You either get the CF and no  
ATA or you get the ATA, but can not use the CF. I have not seen the  
card up close so I could be totally wrong about that.

Bob

On Sep 23, 2007, at 5:10 PM, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:

> Dustin Lundquist schrieb:
>> Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>>> BTW, how is such a CF-card on a PCI seen by the operating system?  
>>> As a
>>> disk? As flash? Depends?
>>
>> VIA VT6421A is a single channel ATA and two port SATA controller so I
>> would assume it is connected to the ATA channel and shows up as a  
>> disk.
>
> There are already: one IDE and two SATA ports on that mini-PCI card.
> CF socket is the fourth "port"; VIA VT6421A doesn't seem to handle two
> IDE ports.
>
>
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