Fwd: A600HD with a PCMCIA card

From: MagerValp (MagerValp_at_cling.gu.se)
Date: 2004-05-04 16:07:35

Daniele, you're not subscribed with this address.

From: "Daniele Gratteri" <gratteri@aliceposta.it>
To: <cbm-hackers@cling.gu.se>
References: <B3FD99F28B10FE43B855C45A8F32C58E22F1AD@oeca-ex2.orbeng.corp> <20040503232445.G33744@starbase.globalpc.net>
Subject: Re: A600HD with a PCMCIA card
Date: Tue, 4 May 2004 14:47:01 +0200

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Wood" <jbevren@starbase.globalpc.net>
To: <cbm-hackers@cling.gu.se>
Sent: Tuesday, May 04, 2004 6:26 AM
Subject: Re: A600HD with a PCMCIA card

> (foggy memory) It MUST be a SRAM (not flash) card, and of 4M or less in
> size.  You can prep them for system memory or disk storage, using the
> utility in WorkBench.
> Correct me if I'm wrong. :)

Well, the PrepCard utility should let you choose between SRAM or DRAM
memory, I don't think it is limited to use only SRAM-based cards. PrepCard
also has an option for choosing the memory speed and for setting the PCMCIA
memory as RAM or disk, but I really don't know how it works, since I never
tried it (no PCMCIA memory cards, unfortunately). Probably, after "prepping"
the card as a disk, you will only have to format it, since it uses
"carddisk.device" and not the usual scsi.device (it should appear as CC0:

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