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Re: Advice about ext3, please (An experiment & results)



Lisi Reisz wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 March 2009 17:43:33 Johannes Wiedersich wrote:
>> Lisi Reisz wrote:
>>> I have not tested the
>>> theory, but I have always understood that keys are particularly
>>> vulnerable. To physical damage if pulled out prematurely, not just damage
>>> to the filesystem.
>> Why so?
> 
> As I say, I have not tested this out myself.  But I have been told it quite 
> often.  I don't know much about what is inside a USB key, and assumed that it 
> was something to do with that.  I have certainly had a USB key die when 
> someone else yanked it out prematurely, but that could have been coincidence.

Sorry for my misunderstanding. As you wrote about a 'theory' I thought
you had some facts (although untested facts).

Cheers,

Johannes


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