[mythtv-users] IDE or CF

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Jan 21 21:38:55 UTC 2008

Bill Omer wrote:
> My system drive is failing on my MBE and I need to replace it.  I'm
> faced with a question.  I could get the cheapest IDE drive I can find
> (newegg, <$40) or get a CF to IDE adapter and a cheap CF card (about
> the same price).   Has anyone ran an mbe off a CF card before?

I go with the HDD. A Flash device (which a CF is) is slower and has a 
more limited life than a hard drive.


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