[Soekris] CompactFlash and their length of life
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Jul 15 17:14:56 UTC 2005
In message <20050715.093729.74737141.imp at bsdimp.com>, Warner Losh writes:
>> > However, most CF parts are good for more like 10M or 100M writes to
>> > the part, since the limits are per cell and there are wear averaging
>> > that happens
>> Is this true for all CF cards?
>Yes. All CF parts do wear averaging. Many in the past have come with
>a million picture guarantee, which translates to approximately 10M
Caution is necessary here.
Cameras write in large sequential chunks and hint the wear leveling
in the CF card.
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