Re: pb with sheeva plug and usb/sd memory cards
On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 1:10 AM, Rick Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
There have been persistent reports of flaky results with SD cards
on Sheeva (and other) Plug devices. The best theory I've heard so
far is that the SD interface hardware/software in the Plugs is vey
picky about the specs and timing of the SD card interface. Many
people have no problems for years, but if you happen to pick a card
from a slightly out-of-spec batch, you will have no end of
Why not just go back to using a USB flash stick?
On Aug 23, 2012, at 1:15 AM, Jan Flyborg wrote:
I haven't done any research, but I thought using an SD-card was faster
than using a USB-stick?
I haven't done any research either, so you may be right. But fast and
flakey is not as good as slower (but fast enough) and reliable.
I'm just reporting what I've seen in the mailing lists and wikis.