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Re: run debian off usb flash drive

Note that jffs2 does very nice wear leveling
algorithms that are clear of those patents.

Doing this on top of the IDE interface is possible (IIRC);
David Woodhouse would know for sure.  Setting up the mount
is a bit complicated, but doable.
                              - Jim

On Mon, 2004-03-08 at 20:27, Joe Drew wrote:
> Russell Coker wrote:
>  > The
> > flash devices with ATA or USB interfaces are SUPPOSED to do wear levelling 
> > internally, but rumor has it that they often don't.
> Most don't because they are cheap, and the patents which cover 
> implementing wear levelling in hardware are expensive.
Jim Gettys <Jim.Gettys@hp.com>
HP Labs, Cambridge Research Laboratory

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