Robert McN wrote:
> My understanding is that with SuperFetch, I can load much of the new
> Vista OS into flash memory and thus accelerate the boot up process.
> Is this correct?
Not in the slightest little bit, sorry.
Superfetch is simply a fancy name for caching.
You may also be thinking of ReadyBoost, which is another often misunderstood
feature. ReadyBoost allows you to put all or some of your virtual memory
onto a flash drive, which generally allows the virtual memory swap file to
work faster than it can from hard disk.
> It there a point where flash memory becomes
> excessive? Would a 4 GB Compact flash be useful or is that excessive?
As ever with a lot of these things it depends on your exact circumstances.
There's a sweet spot based on how much work you do and how much RAM you
have, as this has an impact on how heavily your virtual memory swap file
would be used.
Sorry, that probably wasn't the simple answer you hoped for!