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Re: Fedora Live USB seems to have expiry date



B1;1704;0cOn Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 01:55:58AM -0600, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 12:53 AM, Todd Zullinger <tmz pobox com> wrote:
> > Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> >> It's a 9.99USD Microcenter USB flash drive, approximately a month
> >> since purchase. I was expecting more utility out of it, in spite of
> >> the limitations on the number of writes, considering the age of the
> >> drive.
> >>
> >> When it works it works, but then the spurious errors come about, and
> >> the drive needs to be reimaged.
> >
> > It sounds more like a problem where the overlay gets filled up.  I
> > don't have any links handy, but I'm sure I've seen reports of that
> > type of problem on one of the fedora lists.
> 
> How do I check this? I'm also curious as to the 2GB limit on the overlay.

That probably comes straight from the 2 GB file size limit for the
VFAT file system.

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