Re: NTLK Using Newton Card in a PC?

From: Bill Davis (
Date: Wed Jan 12 2000 - 01:19:11 EST

On 1/11/2000 10:49 PM, Drew Loker [] wrote:

>I was just curious if it is possible to access a card in a standard PCMCIA

If you mean the Linear Flash Memory cards, it depends on if a driver is
available from the card vendor for PC's or Macs.

>I had gotten two of the 6mb cards. I really only need one with my Newton,
>and was thinking of formating the other for the PC to go between two
>laptops, if it could be used that way?

Somebody posted something here about there being a driver for the Intel
6MB cards for PC's but not Macs.

They don't work in Macs as "drives". I tried the 6MB card in my

>Or even better it a PC could access
>the card formatted as is from the Newton.

Nope, that definitely will NOT work; the Mac or PC wouldn't have a clue
what to do with the Newton data. The Newton doesn't have a 'file system'
like Macs or PC's. It's more a distrubuted database system than anything.

 - Bill

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