[ltp] Re: x220 ExpressCard/54 CF reader

Kevin Brubeck Unhammer linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 06 Mar 2012 10:52:53 +0100

Noah Dain <noahdain@gmail.com> writes:

> On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 8:11 PM, Richard Neill <rn214@richardneill.org> wrote:
>> On 05/03/12 20:10, Rubin Abdi wrote:
>>> Kevin Brubeck Unhammer wrote, On 2012-03-04 10:42:
>>>> Has anyone got tips for a CF card reader for the ExpressCard/54 slot,
>>>> that works with Linux? (I'm running Xubuntu, oneiric.)
> The ones from Delkin (yes, with a 'D', not a 'B') work, and are not
> USB in disguise.
> http://delkin.com/i-5829851-expresscard-34-compactflash-udma-enabled-adapter.html
> They used to also offer a flush mount, but the cf card would still
> stick out about 1/4 inch.  The ones they now list appear to be updated
> models of what I have, but I imagine they are still basically the
> same.
> -n

Those look great, thanks for the recommendation :) CF cards are more
in-and-out than USB etc., so I would say flush mount isn't that big of a
deal. (Or do people use them as extra storage? Perhaps they do.)