On Thu, 2006-12-21 at 06:25 +0000, Craig Gates wrote:
> Unslung to a flash drive:
> With this version 6.8 the user has the choice of unslinging to a flash
> drive or the HDD. It seems that most people use the flash method. I'm
> just wondering if this is correct or not.
> What are the advantages/disadvantages of using the HDD? Using the
> flash, you have fast access with low power usage, but more limited
I don't see the advantage of a flash drive as long as there is
an other harddisk with ext3 that doesn't spin down.
So possible advantages are:
- You can use a other format on the harddisk
- You are able to spin it down most of the time
- The flash is the only device which is always