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SubjectRe: Compactflash cards dying?
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>>>>> "Jörn" == Jörn Engel <joern@wohnheim.fh-wedel.de> 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.

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

They'd have to use really shitty flash parts to go as low as 100
writes per physical block. Off by a couple of orders of magnitude.

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Martin K. Petersen Wild Open Source, Inc.
mkp@wildopensource.com http://www.wildopensource.com/
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