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Offline jamortTopic starter

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loading programs form cd drive...
« on: June 24, 2009, 09:04:58 PM »
ok so i have an old cd drive that i took off of my old computer and was wondering if there is any way to make it to were i can put a cd in it with the program and have it load it onto the memory chip(or maybe have the chip feed off of the cd
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Re: loading programs form cd drive...
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2009, 03:38:08 PM »
Hi,

There is a way, but it involves building an interface with a µ-controller to translate - but you have to learn a god deal on (E)IDE protocol to achieve this.
These days, flash memory with an SPI interface comes cheap though, so it just doesn't make sense anymore.
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Offline jamortTopic starter

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Re: loading programs form cd drive...
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2009, 03:50:25 PM »
i figured it wouldnt make sense i was just wonder i knew it would got through the ide...
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