[App_rpt-users] Computing Hardware....

Benjamin L. Naber Benjamin at kb9lfz.com
Thu Jul 11 09:36:23 EDT 2013


James, et al:

ACiD is meant for a hard drive. It is not a good idea to put ACiD on
anything other than a HDD. The write cycles will cause a flash drive to
fail exponentially faster.

If you want to use something that will work with a flash drive, use
Limey Linux. It runs from RAM, and only writes to a flash drive when you
save configs using svcfg. for Limey, 256MB flash will work, but it will
also work with 1GB flash, as that is what I have inside the machine.

~Benjamin, KB9LFZ


On Thu, 2013-07-11 at 13:48 +0100, James Hill wrote:
> On 10/07/2013 11:26, James Hill wrote:
> > On 09/07/2013 22:30, pete M wrote:
> >> I second. I have use a thin client (hp) for a few moths with acid. I 
> >> had to install a small 44 pin ide drive for rhe install bur all was 
> >> well.. I would not have run 2 node on radio usb but one was perfect
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> 
> Well I'm in the process of installing acid on the Wyse V90 now.
> 
> 2GB CF would not work, as there was not enough space to create the root 
> partition. I have a 4GB on the way, so hopefully that will alleviate the 
> problem.
> 
> For the time being, I'm using a laptop HDD with the thin lying 
> horizontally with the case off to accomodate the drive. That will have 
> to do for a few days until the 4GB arrives.
> 
> James
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