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Re: Cisco Flash help needed

  • From: Joel Jaeggli
  • Date: Fri Feb 09 11:39:01 2001

On Fri, 9 Feb 2001, Simon Lockhart wrote:

> >Anyone know if there's already something like this for NT? :)
> No - although now I've done the work of working out the format, I'm sure
> someone will do it.
> >What exactly is the purpose anyway?  Extra storage?  If so, how fast can
> >the labtop write/read to the flash?
> The purpose is to avoid having to use tftp to get files on/off the cisco.
> The laptop can read the cards at the same speed as the cisco.
> >What is the biggest size of a flash
> >anyone ever seen?
> The biggest I've got is 20M

the biggest I've seen from cisco is 24MB

> > I only saw 110M card before.
> I think you get up into the PCMCIA hard drives at those capacities.

the biggest ata-flash cards (type II pcmcia) are around 800MB right now

> >While we are on the subject, is there way to look at the source code of the
> >cisco ios?
> Yes - go work for Cisco ;)
> Simon

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