2 SD card slots and rootfs on internal SD card - maybe VFAT + fs images?

joerg at openmoko.org joerg at openmoko.org
Wed Apr 16 12:56:55 CEST 2008

Am Mi  16. April 2008 schrieben Sie, Andy Green:
> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | Am Sa  12. April 2008 schrieb Werner Almesberger:
> |> For me, the main occasion where I use removable Flash media for data
> |> exchange is when traveling and I don't have my usual infrastructure
> |> at hand and setting up networking may be difficult.
> |>
> |
> | That's exactly the reason for external media: to carry around lots of
> them
> | when not within reach of a high bandwith network.
> | When I go to Taipei, I like to carry with me maybe 50 full length
> videos. It's
> | best to have them on removable media, not on an external drive,
> USB-stick or
> | sth.
> |
> | So *I LIKE second SD-card*! There has to be a way to literally push data
> | inside GTA04/xx within 0.5 sec.
> Don't forget to account for the time you took to push these other SD
> cards into your laptop, mount them, and copy the data over you wanted.
> Since you have your laptop with you, the scenario where you have one
> very big SD card in a single internal slot, and effective and fast
> network access to that storage from your laptop lets you swap videos in
> and out of a large "cache" on the internal SD.
> Doesn't that meet what it is you try to achieve with the
> buying-and-swapping-many-cards method in a cheaper and smarter way?

Nope, not really :-)

I like to leave my crappy notebook at home, just have my Freerunner with me, a 
solar panel, a tent, and 150 Videos on maybe 50 SD-cards. 
That's the idea...

Well maybe some bait for the fish, too...


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