On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 16:32 -0700, Ted Marshall wrote: > The result is that the flash drive will burn out much faster than the > statistics quoted. How much faster, I am unable to compute. It may > still be adequate for your needs. I don't know. You could pick a cheapie and deliberately try to kill it off. A friend of mine killed one off very rapidly by using it for his web browser cache. ;-) Depending on how you use your computer, you could try using it for some of /var, or /tmp, to grind it hard. > -- (This computer runs FC7, my others run FC4, FC5 & FC6, in case that's important to the thread.) Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored. I read messages from the public lists.