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From: Kees van Eeten (2:221/10)
To: All
Date: Sun, 12.12.21 22:17
Need a reliable 'disk' drive - what/how to choose?
From: Kees van Eeten <>

Hello Chris!

12 Dec 21 18:03, you wrote to All:

CG> a Pi 4 so that one at least is easy to boot from USB).

CG> The storage can be tiny by modern standards, a 4Gb SD card would be
CG> perfectly OK.

CG> So what does the panel suggest? Preferably cheap! Smile

When using SSD cards, do not use the cheapest ypou can find. Buy one that
is really oversised and run "sudo fstrim -av" at regular intervals, e.g.
once a week.

I have 2;280/5006 running for a couple of years now. If I remember well,
I only had to replace the SSD card once. That was before I started using



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