OO Database question with FLASH drive

Sebastián Sastre ssastre at seaswork.com.ar
Fri Nov 17 12:30:44 UTC 2006

Flash Drives don't deserves such confidence. 
Google 'flash drives failing'
Or read this:  

	I hope this prevent data looses ;-)


Sebastian Sastre
ssastre at seaswork.com.ar 
Special Software Solutions


> -----Original Message-----
> From: squeak-dev-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org 
> [mailto:squeak-dev-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On 
> Behalf Of Dave Hylands
> Sent: Friday, November 17, 2006 6:35 AM
> To: The general-purpose Squeak developers list
> Subject: Re: OO Database question with FLASH drive
> Hi Bert,
> > What if you make a huge file on the MMC card, and put a 
> jffs2 into it 
> > via loopback?
> It's not that simple. jffs2 is layered on top of MTD rather 
> than just being a block device.
> I'm sure you could write a driver which worked with a 
> loopback, but I'm pretty sure that functionality doesn't 
> currently exist.
> I'm also pretty sure that if you could do such a thing you 
> would just be creating a false sense of security. The weakest 
> link would still be the underlying FAT file system.
> --
> Dave Hylands
> Vancouver, BC, Canada
> http://www.DaveHylands.com/

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