Maybe just write (hardwired to USB6)?
27. aug. 2014 20:01 skrev "Jim Thompson" <j...@netgate.com> følgende:

> Ryan,
>
> I’m not sure what you’re asking.
>
> This thread started off with Sergii Cherkashyn asking if running on an SSD
> was advisable.
>
> Obviously, it works, or we wouldn’t offer it. (The thread Sergii
> pointed-to is from early 2011.  Netgate did not ship SSDs for several
> years because the reliability *then* was so poor.  The situation changed,
> and, once quality SSDs were available (*with power-fail capacitors, etc.*),
> we began offering same.
>
> Then you jumped in asking (is) “SDHC slot on this board is simply for
> show?”
>
> I honestly though you were trolling.   Since there is a configuration of
> the APU units available for sale both at the Netgate store *and* the
> pfSense store (http://store.pfsense.org) that does not include a m-sata
> drive, how else could the system boot pfSense?
>
> Now you post on a public list, (a list about pfSense), asking me to change
> an unspecified page on (I assume), the Netgate site.
>
> Setting aside the whole issue of why we’re talking about this on-list, I
> can’t find the text that confused you.
>
> Here is what I found on the Netgate site:
>
> http://store.netgate.com/APU1C4.aspx says: "Boot from SD card (connected
> through USB), external USB or m-SATA SSD.”
> http://store.netgate.com/APU1C.aspx says: "Boot from SD card (connected
> through USB), external USB or m-SATA SSD."
>
> You may wish to note that this language exactly matches that found on the
> PC Engines site:
>         "Boot from SD card (connected through USB), external USB or m-SATA
> SSD.”
>
> ref: http://pcengines.ch/apu.htm, and http://pcengines.ch/apu1c.htm,
>
> and page 9 of the schematic for the APU (
> http://pcengines.ch/schema/apu1c.pdf) clearly shows that the “SD card
> interface” runs through a Alcore Micro AU6465 (
> http://www.alcormicro.com/en_content/c_product/product_01b.php?CategoryID=7&IndexID=19)
> to USB6 on the AMD T40 SoC.
>
> If you will be so kind as to make a specific request for change of the
> language you found confusing, I’ll take a look at it.
> You might even send such a request to me in-private, so as not to further
> clutter the list.
>
> Right now, I can’t find a problem.
>
> JIm
>
>
> > On Aug 27, 2014, at 9:26 AM, Ryan Coleman <ryanjc...@me.com> wrote:
> >
> > Understood. Thank you for the clarification.
> >
> > Would it be possible to have the description updated on the sales page?
> It only says you can boot via SD through USB.
> >
> > --
> > Ryan Coleman
> > ryanjc...@me.com
> > m. 651.373.5015
> > o. 612.568.2749
> >
> > On Aug 27, 2014, at 9:24, Jim Thompson <j...@netgate.com> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> Yes, the system can be booted from an SD (or SDHC) card.  Or from USB,
> or from the m-SATA.
> >>
> >> All of these require proper preparation of the requisite ‘disk’ (-like
> device).
> >>
> >> Jim
> >>
> >>> On Aug 27, 2014, at 9:21 AM, Ryan Coleman <ryanjc...@me.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> I understand *that* however it doesn't say on the features page it can
> be booted off the SD slot - is that true? If so I have to change a few
> quotes I have in play as they will need to get mSATA SSDs instead.
> >>>
> >>> On Aug 27, 2014, at 9:20, Jim Thompson <j...@smallworks.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> The SD (SDHC describes some cards which work in the slot) card slot
> is a “base feature”.   If people choose to fit a m-SATA drive,
> >>>> then they can.  Or they can use the SD card socket.
> >>>>
> >>>> It’s not like we’re going to de-solder the SD card socket if it’s not
> going to be used.
> >>>>
> >>>> Neither are we going to carry two different SKUs (one with, one
> without).
> >>>>
> >>>> Jim
> >>>>
> >>>>> On Aug 27, 2014, at 7:57 AM, Ryan Coleman <ryanjc...@me.com> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Why not answer the question?
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Aug 27, 2014, at 7:56, Jim Thompson <j...@netgate.com> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> Ryan,
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Don't troll.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On Aug 27, 2014, at 7:33 AM, Ryan Coleman <ryanjc...@me.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Wait, so the SDHC slot on this board is simply for show?
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> On Aug 26, 2014, at 13:56, Sergii Cherkashyn <
> ser...@accurategroup.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Thank you Espen,
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Squid is for filtering purpose only, not to save bandwidth.
> >>>>>>>> On Netgate they have only this SSD as an option. But I’ll keep
> your advice in mind.
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Best regards,
> >>>>>>>> Sergii Cherkashyn
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:45:46 +0200
> >>>>>>>> From: Espen Johansen <pfse...@gmail.com>
> >>>>>>>> To: pfSense support and discussion <list@lists.pfsense.org>
> >>>>>>>> Subject: Re: [pfSense] Netgate APU2 SSD module question
> >>>>>>>> Message-ID:
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> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> I personally don't think you will have an issue with too many
> writes in a normal environment. Why squid tho? if its for filtering fine.
> For acceleration and 3-6 persons it will most likely not do you much good.
> >>>>>>>> Also check MLC vs SLC. SLC based SSD will last longer.
> Approximately 10 times longer. And even more with the right write leveling
> tech.
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Just my 2 cents.
> >>>>>>>>
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