[Soekris] SMTP on Soekris?
John.Simon at sun.com
Wed Feb 5 04:55:50 UTC 2003
Here you want hard data rather then anecdotal:
Page 13 of the PDF gives data and an equation to calculate lifetime (course you need a little info on what you have in the way of equipment and average writes, but that isn't too hard to calculate). Gotta love Google.
>Yeah, this is the kind of stat I'd love to replace. A sample
>of one without criteria "seeming" slow after "a while" isn't
>statistically useful, although it "does' give me a clue what
>to look for.
>Thanks for the info point, however.
>Quoting John Vernier Simon (john.simon at sun.com):
>> I haven't taken a 100 CF's and written a lot of data to them. I have
>> however left logging on a net4501 with a 32 meg firewall, ran great for
>> about 6 months but then finally the writes got so slow it started
>> erroring out. I still have the CF card and it works, sort of, if you
>> don't mind the wait. It wasn't a "high end" CF, it was one of those
>> really cheap generic types, so I don't have any info on the newer
>> 1,000,000+ write CF cards, but I can speak from experience, logging will
>> eventually kill a CF card, sort of. I have also had the same experience
>> with an older digital camera I have, my wife is an artist so she takes
>> thousands of pictures of her artwork and the more used CF cards I have
>> are noticeably slower then those that have seen less use (same brand,
>> bought at the same time, some see camera duty a couple others see only
>> PDA duty).
>> Chuck Yerkes wrote:
>> >We keep hearing numbers, but don't see evidence for *anything*.
>> >I know Sam Leffler was looking for information, but I haven't see
>> >anything. Has anyone taken 100-200 CF disks and hammered them with
>> >data until they failed? It's not sensible for hobbyists, but one
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