[Soekris] Longevity of a USB flash memory stick?
James R. Van Artsdalen
soekris-tech at jrv.org
Wed Sep 3 05:06:22 UTC 2008
David Alexander wrote:
> I'm thinking of an internal CF card for the OS and programs and a USB
> memory stick for data. I can get away with a 16GB flash stick for my
Another possibility is something I ran across from Sans Digital today:
Their CS1T and CR2T:
These are 2.5" hard disk form-factor units (SATA interface) with room
for one or two CF cards inside. Note PIO is not supported, only DMA.
Their store lists the single CF version at $45 and dual CF at $99 (i.e.,
list price), so this might be a reasonable alternative for someone who
wants a second storage unit, internal, solid-state, but doesn't need to
go the route of an SSD unit.
I've never tried these and don't know anyone who has: I've only seen the
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