FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
» Video Reviews

» Linux Archive

Linux-archive is a website aiming to archive linux email lists and to make them easily accessible for linux users/developers.

» Sponsor

» Partners

» Sponsor

Go Back   Linux Archive > Debian > Debian User

LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-04-2008, 05:59 PM
Alex Samad
Default How can to set debian to write as less as possible (to use it on Flash drive)

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.

Thread Tools

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:44 PM.

VBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2007, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright 2007 - 2008, www.linux-archive.org