[mythtv-users] CF card adapter Hard Drive

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 20:50:29 UTC 2010

On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Josu Lazkano <josu.lazkano at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello, I read on the wiki that a CF card adapter will power save my
> HTPC. Should it work?
> I want to config a fronted with a ION board. The CF hard drive will
> get more cheap my system.
> Is it less efficiency that a normal hard drive?

It will be more power-efficient, but remember that you have a limited
number of read/write cycles on a compact flash card.  I typically
net-boot my ION frontends - no local storage is needed at all.

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