[Novalug] Booting from Flash Drives (long term data)
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
JECottrell3 at Comcast.NET
Wed Jun 30 15:15:29 EDT 2010
You could also simply use the existing grub to chain to your flash or
copy the stanza and boot it directly.
I concur with the Doctor's thoughts. As for failing, plug two in and do
And More Memory is Always Better!
On 6/29/2010 4:15 PM, Jay Hart wrote:
> I'm considering installing FreeNAS on a flash drive and booting from that
> device. I see this being a long term solution for me due to not wanting to
> install a third drive in a PC just for use as a boot drive.
> If you have been using a flash drive as a boot disk/drive for boxes (in any
> situation), where the box runs 24/7, please share your results with the list.
> I'm interested in:
> 1. How often reboots occur?
> 2. Have you had flash drives fail?
> 3. Would a SSD work better for me in this case?
> 4. Can I get an SSD in USB connector format?
> 5. Is it possible to have the Swap partition live on the flash drive? Is this
> 6. etc, etc,.
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