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Questions tagged [compact-flash]

CompactFlash (CF) is a flash storage format initially created by SanDisk, and widely adopted in a variety of consumer devices (especially cameras).

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How to rescue Compact Flash card that has been corrupted by a bad formatting

I used my CompactFlash card as a boot drive to install Snow Leopard for my laptop a while ago. To do that I had to repartition it to HFS+ with a GUID partition table. When partitioning it back to ...
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Microdrive suddenly not showing up as storage device

I have a Hitachi Compact Flash Microdrive that my Canon EOS 20D uses to store pictures on. Up until recently, I've been able to put the microdrive in a PCMCIA reader ("PC Card Reader" as described in ...
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Cloning windows xp embedded to compact flash drive boot error

I'm trying to clone a Windows XP Embedded image on a Transcend 1 gb CompactFlash drive to a 2gb Adata Compact Flash drive. After cloning the drive(I used RMPrepUSB), I tried booting it up on the ...
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Cloning flash drive while preserving empty space

I'm working with an industrial PC running Windows XP embedded. The PC has a 2GB compact flash memory which acts as main drive. I would like to clone the 2GB flash memory to a card with 8GB space. How ...
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Poor compression of compact flash image, even after 0 fill

Problem: I am attempting to create an exact image of a compact flash and then compress the compact flash image for easier storage. The compact flash is not full (~1.5GB used, 32GB size). The problem ...
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CF cards corrupted by bad card reader

I recently bought a 8GB promaster compact flash card (model number CF08AQA6Z-XX000-P) for use in my Canon EOS 20D camera. I purchased the Insignia NS-CR25A2 card reader from Best Buy, and tried to ...
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Free space disappearing on CF card - WinCE

I have an embedded PC running Windows CE and I'm connected to it via telnet. Few days ago all free space started to disappearing. I deleted a few log files to free up some space, rebooted the device ...
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Windows 7 can't recognize CompactFlash cards on USB3.0

I have four CompactFlash readers (USB 3.0) connected by a 4-way hub to a USB 3.0 card in a PC running Windows 7 64-bit. When I insert all four CF cards, sometimes some of them are not recognized (I ...
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How to decrease flash capacity space

I have one old recorder and this recorder can't support over than 1 gb cf (compact flash) card. Now I can't find cf 1gb on stores! Can I decrease for example cf 8 gb to 1gb? Thank's
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How can I correct a CF disk rendered un-bootable by Windows diskpart

I used windows diskpart to clean and format a 64mb compact flash card I use to backup work on industrial machines. Prior to this diskpart format, I was able to boot to this compact flash card by ...
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Can you connect a PCMCIA card to an IDE slot?

I have just discovered that a PC card (of the PCMCIA variety) uses the same electrical interface as CompactFlash. CompactFlash uses the ATA interface, and you can get cheap adapters to plug a CF card ...
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SSD Power OFF duration

I am trying to find the power OFF duration of the Delkin SSD. If a SSD is Powered ON and Powered OFF and then Powered ON, Can I know the Power OFF duration? Is there any Smart data with which I can ...
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CompactFlash write caching

A well-known characteristic of CompactFlash cards is that they do such things as write-leveling and caching to boost performance and longevity. These characteristics make them fairly poor choices as ...
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Is this valid JFS partition?

My teacher gave my his laptop (with Fedora 16 on it) and compact flash card with data. He wants to have access to files on card, but he couldn't get access to it. The problem is Linux doesn't know ...
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Clone Image Without Empty Blocks

I've been using dd if/mnt/sda1/images/$1 of=/dev/$2 to clone some embedded images for compact flashes. I used to only be using one brand of CFs, but, now I have two of them (both 2g, but obviously ...