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Date:      Tue, 5 Apr 2011 18:37:43 -0700
From:      Gary Kline <kline@thought.org>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: remaining goal.. .
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On Tue, Apr 05, 2011 at 07:21:13PM -0400, Daniel Staal wrote:
> --As of April 5, 2011 11:05:19 AM -0700, Gary Kline is alleged to have said:
> 
> >	It is a Alix 601 board with 1G of CF flash.  But according to my
> >	hardware friend, it will take a CF burner of some kind.
> 
> --As for the rest, it is mine.
> 
> I'm going to assume you mean the Alix 6e1, which is the closest I
> can find in their numbering system.


6E1, yes.  Sorry; it was last December.  My friend was going to drop
by , but cancelled and was back in school before he remembered.

> 
> It's got a standard CF adaptor.  (*All* the Alix's do.)  If there's
> a card in it, pull it off and insert into any CF reader, and it
> should work fine. (USB-based ones typically sell for $20, including
> SD, XD, MMC, Memorystick, and probably a few others as well.  Check
> Best Buy, or your local computer hardware store, or possibly a
> camera store.)  Then follow Arthur's advice. The CF card may be a
> little awkward to pull off.
> 
> If the card that's in there is some special card that needs some
> exotic burner...  When you are at the computer store spend another
> $5 or so and get yourself a new card.
> 


	I asked the pfSense forum if I had enough memory and they said
	yes.  Wghat I've got should be fine assuming that everything is
	put together correctly.  My physical disabilities limit what i
	can do myself--that's the catch; it is why I have to ask favors.

	I'll save your mail just in case my friend gets off-track for
	some reason.  Shouldn't.  It is how he is putting himself thru
	college this time.  ---What I want is to be drawing as few watts
	as _possible_.  Especially since I have two tower cases going
	24*7.  Plus the firewall Beast.  :: be nice to get down to some
	min footprint and get that much further into the green-zone!

	-g


> Daniel T. Staal
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