Re: compact flash disks?

From: Florian Weimer
Subject: Re: compact flash disks?
Date: ,
Msg-id: 82abyp2y8w.fsf@mid.bfk.de
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* James Mansion:

> If I were to use a filesystem with noatime etc and little non-sql traffic,
> does the physical update pattern tend to have hot sectors that will tend to
> wear out CF?

Thanks to the FAT file system and its update pattern, most (if not
all) CF disks implement wear leveling nowadays.  I wouldn't worry
about the issue, unless your write rates are pretty high.

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