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).