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Re: [SLE] New File System On a Flash Disk?
  • From: Chadley Wilson <Chadley@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 20:18:35 +0200
  • Message-id: <200503172018.35375.Chadley@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 17 March 2005 16:52, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> Bob,
>
> On Wednesday 16 March 2005 20:49, B. Stia wrote:
> > ...
> >
> > > Thanks in advance for any information and suggestions anyone can
> > > offer.
> >
> > As a aside to this question, (excuse my ignorance) Can this be made
> > bootable and a small OS be put on it? For a permanent kind of thing
> > in a mobile installation. (GPS in an aircraft) Right now I am using
> > a 1.6 gig regular hard drive. If not, how about a DOC that can be
> > booted and then passed to the flash drive?
>
> Well, we'd prefer it if you only asked questions to which already knew
> the answer, but...
>
> (In that spirit, I will refrain from asking what a DOC is.)

DOC is a Disc ON Chip

Had some experience. usually a read only fs and you would load a ram disk for
the OS files. You will typically need a small customized distro, and some
high compression.


> Randall Schulz
chad

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