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Re: USB drive on server?



On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 12:52 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> I'm thinking of using a USB flash disk in place of a hard disk
> on a rarely used server.
> 
> This seems to be widely touted as a possibility.
> But on the other hand I have been warned by several people
> that the USB drive will get exhausted quite soon.
> 
> I've been unable to find any hard figures on this.
> 
> Also, I wonder if there is any reasonably standard way
> of organising Fedora/Linux so that the "hard drive"
> is written to as little as possible,
> presumably using RAM instead.
> 
> 

Dup from other thread

> Over 10 year life time 

http://www.corsairmemory.com/_faq/FAQ_flash_drive_wear_leveling.pdf

I am running a full F7 install on an 8GB stick

John



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