Subject: duty cycles on compact flash?
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-embed
Date: 10/11/2005 21:58:15
How many times can a typical CF card be written?

I'm going to build a gateway from a Soekris 4801.  I may want to use it 
as a DHCP server, in which case I'd like to use non-volatile storage 
for the lease database.  How long could I expect it to last?

		--Steven M. Bellovin,