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    I looked around a bit and did not see much other then what I posted about weather and drives.
    I have a Removable Drive (http://www.storcase.com/dataexpress/de100.asp)
    I was curious if anybody has used anything like this in a Carputer application and what the opinions are on the Idea.

    I am thinking of doing a solid state Flash memory card as primary drive and the removable as a 2nd I have not got any specific stuff picked out other then the removable hard drive bay. My idea was to install it under my flip up arm rest/console similar to http://www.bradleyjacobs.com/carpute..._installed.JPG I am mostly looking for opinions. Thanks in advance.

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    Yeah, quiet a few people have used that, much easier to update your directory.
    I use MediaEngine and just tell it to update from //biohazrd/media/
    So when I have new music or TV shows or Movies filed away. I just park, get a wireless signal and hit Sync Now.
    That should be fine though. Quite a few people use flash OS driven carputers. I would go with a CF to IDE adapter with a 1GB CF card, you might be able to get it down to 512 if you really cutdown on fat. Make sure to disable virtual ram on the CF device.
    Quick! To the Popemobile!

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      Yes have a look in the Operating System Optimization section in Software Development, you can use EWF and minlogon (plus nLite) to make a V.small fast starting solid state Windows XP install.

      To be honest that drive enclosure is something out the arc though... My preferred option would be to use something like this: http://linitx.com/product_info.php?c...roducts_id=442 if you have USB2 and then dock it like an iPod if you see what I mean - even better if you invested in a 2.5" drive and enclosure then it's actually pocketable.
      Ford Focus MP3 : www.stevieg.org/carpc Blog Updated 29 January 2009!
      Car PC Status: Complete - Undergoing Software Redevelopment

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