B3 with different RAM chips

Daniel Drake dsd at laptop.org
Tue Apr 20 22:22:14 EDT 2010

On 20 April 2010 21:30, Tiago Marques <tiagomnm at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just on cards I bought after market, either on the XO-1 or 1.5.
> Only one SD card from Sandisk has been working perfectly for me, in the
> XO-1. I'm looking at ways to test faster USB Flash drives, since the SD card
> on the XO 1.5 becomes very slow at times. Installing Linux on an external
> HDD is like breathing life into the device, I became very impressed with
> performance when I tried it.

If you splash out a bit you can install a class 6 SD card inside the
XO-1.5. It is a really big speed improvement. The reason it doesn't
ship that way is because of cost of the cards.


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