Subject: Re: Praise.
To: Hal Snyder <email@example.com>
From: Herb Peyerl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/25/2001 00:41:33
Hal Snyder <email@example.com> wrote:
> A question on the flash drive: do you have its filesystems mounted
> read-only, or at least noatime? ISTR limits on the number of write
> cycles for CF cards that would use them up after a few hours of
> typical UNIX hard drive use.
I haven't bothered with any such thing. The flash I've been
encountering has a rewrite liftetime of a million cycles or something
on a per-bit basis... Since I have no swap configured and don't run
syslogd, I'm not too concerned with writes...