On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 08:53:38PM +0200, Jabka Atu wrote: > Good day,... > > Since my main pc is laptop i need something that will be as faill proof as > posible. > so i thought maybe to use flash drive as main drive and forget the swap or > what ever the problem rises how ? > > I'm not sure but most of todaies flash drive has a lifetime for 50K write > per bit (not sure since i read about 100K somewhere) so it is really bad > idea to use flash as swap or /var/log etc. > > the main question is how to set my favorite flavor (sid , sorry etch but i > don't love backports.. ) to work with as less as possible writes? > Ideas ? guides ? or what ever ... > > <To understend how to start> > http://wiki.flimzy.com/index.php/Install_Debian_on_USB > </To understend how to start> > > but who can i disable writes without damaging my system i guess linked tmp > with ramdisk is a start but i need more ideas . > > Thank you in advance. why not look at one of the distro's that are built for flash drive (openwrt ?) -- The absent ones are always at fault.
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