[plug] [OT] Acer Lappy
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Wed May 25 14:13:43 WST 2005
Yeah, you would think that it would be possible to make a 32GB ROM
these days with no trouble at all. That would be plenty of room for
most distro's. Reliability would be top of the line.
On 5/25/05, W.Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> Years back (in DOS5 days) you could get ROM boards for the OS, and ram
> boards for the filesystem you wanted to write to. Often used in
> equipment controllers where a HD is excessive, and reliability was
> important. Downside was cost. I am sure they have advanced a lot from
> back then though!
> On Wed, 2005-05-25 at 11:19 +0800, Alex Nordstrom wrote:
> > On Wed, 25 May 2005 10:42, Senectus . wrote:
> > > Plus the fact that it's solid state.. should make it a lot harder
> > > wearing and more resistant against droppage etc.
> > > Personally I'm really looking forward to this.. cause hard drives
> > > have always been the biggest bugbear for laptops..
> > What about inherent lifetime limitations with respect to the number of
> > read/erases/write operations of these drives?
> > There may be a lot of advantages to it, but I'm skeptical about
> > durability being one of them for the foreseeable future.
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