Using CompactFlash*, Intel® EP80579 Integrated Processor: App Note
This application note describes methods for connecting CompactFlash* to the Intel® EP80579 Integrated Processor product line. The EP80579 is an integrated system-on-a-chip that includes extensive I/O options and provides various storage and bootable operating system options. CompactFlash cards are a viable option in these applications.
This document explains the options of connecting CF cards to the Local Expansion Bus or to the SATA port on the EP80579, provides hardware interface details of a CF card configured in ‘True IDE’ mode, and discusses connecting that CF card to the local expansion bus. Connecting CF cards through SATA to PATA bridge devices to the SATA port of the EP80579 is outlined. In addition, the CF architecture and Local Expansion Bus architecture is reviewed.
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