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Re: run debian off usb flash drive

On Mon, Mar 08, 2004 at 08:59:32PM -0800, Oliver Kurth wrote:

> I also had some experiences with jffs2 on a PDA a few years ago (iPaq
> with familiar linux), but no good ones. It was slow, and regularly got
> corrupted beyond repair. I think it has improved in the mean time, but
> of what I have heard so far, it is still slow. Probably too slow for my
> 48MHz PowerPC. I haven't tested it yet myself, though.

I don't find it to be slow under normal conditions; I've used it on a Zaurus
and a 100MHz i486.  It is very slow to boot due to the consistency check
done when it is mounted; I've heard that this is now much faster in 2.6.

 - mdz

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