Reply To: Long boot delays from CF. Home Page › Forums › Network Management › Embedded Devices › Long boot delays from CF. › Reply To: Long boot delays from CF. July 30, 2009 at 7:49 am #48457 ppaliasMember I tried ZS on a Compact Flash as well. The feeling of the boot time compared to an old 4,3GB ATA disk is that it was extremely slower. Don’t know if it was the IDE-to-CF adapter to blame.