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SubjectRe: Compactflash cards dying?
On Sun, 2 February 2003 21:04:23 -0500, Martin K. Petersen wrote:
> >>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Egger <degger@fhm.edu> writes:
>
> Daniel> CF has limited write cycles. A few hundred if you're lucky.
>
> However, I have yet to see a CF card which didn't survive beyond a
> million writes.
>
> Note that CF cards do transparent wear averaging inside. So it's
> obviously not a million writes to the same physical spot. Also, most
> vendors claim they have spare blocks for relocating areas that are
> completely worn out.

This apears to be the same statement, except that Daniel forgot to add
"per block".

Jörn

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