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Re: How can to set debian to write as less as possible (to use it on Flash drive)

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On 02/04/08 12:53, 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 .

No swap.

Mount partitions noatime.

Access email via webmail.

Deinstall slocate.

Edit /etc/syslog.conf to log as little data as possible.

> Thank you in advance.

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Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

PETA - People Eating Tasty Animals
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