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Old 3rd July 2008
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Originally Posted by robbak View Post
they are careful to mount the drive read-only, and create RAM drives...
With modern "wear leveling" features in compact-flash, these extreme steps to avoid writing to flash are no longer necessary.

Additionally, some "133x" or otherwise "high-speed" cards support multi-word DMA, while some cards will report DMA capability but don't actually support it, causing unusual issues with BSD.
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