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Re: run debian off usb flash drive

Hi, Joey Hess wrote:

> Matthias Urlichs wrote:
>> I've got a keychain USB dongle here which I've used not at all that
>> often, or long. It died after half a year, bad/unwriteable blocks.
>> Conclusion: *Never* use these without an adequate backup strategy.
>> (I had one. ;-)
> I never use *any* drive without backups, but thanks for the advice.

I wasn't targeting you in particular (sorry if I came across as doing so).

It's a fact, though, that having a "hard disk" with no moving parts tends
to inflate peoples' belief in the reliability of these things.

Matthias Urlichs

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