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SubjectRe: Lifetime of flash memory
> some time ago I tried to find any documentation about CF internals, but 
> failed. It seems like you may hint me where to find it, may you?

Sorry, I don't have anything in particular, just bits I've picked up
talking to CF manufacturers.

Basically, a CF card is a flash ROM array attached to a little
microcontroller with an IDE interface. The large manufacturers generally
have custom controllers.

A basic block diagram is on page 3 (physical page 19) of the
CompactFlash spec, available from
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