[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu based Community centre in Exeter - the latest

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Sat Mar 1 01:02:40 GMT 2008

Narrf wrote:
> Rob,
>> they will boot from Compact Flash to IDE adaptors using Etherboot 
>> (unfortunately the smallest CF card I could find was 1GB, very overkill!)
> Have you considered the IDE Flash Memory Modules instead of CF cards. 
> According to Mini-ITX.com they can still be got from 128MB (£15) upwards 
> and they plug directly in the IDE port, so no adapter needed.
> Take a look at them http://www.mini-itx.com/store/?c=16#2609 (about 
> two-thirds the way down the page). I've looked at using them a few times 
> (but never got around to actually doing it!) as they seem ideal for 
> turning PC's into terminals to me.
> Regards,
> Stuart

They actually work out more expensive at £15, I can get a 1GB compact 
flash card and CF to IDE adaptor for about £10, and we've already 
budgeted.  Shame they're so expensive really.  Thanks anyway though.


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