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Re: run debian off usb flash drive

On Mon, 2004-03-08 at 17:27, 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.

Well, the bad news is that there is a patent... sigh.

Good news is that at least SanDisk uses wear leveling:

Found with
first hit.


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