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Feb
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accepted Why does 'dd' produce different files for same USB stick?
Feb
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revised Why does 'dd' produce different files for same USB stick?
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Feb
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comment Why does 'dd' produce different files for same USB stick?
@TOOGAM Isn't bs=xxx just determining the speed only? At the end of the day it shouldn't make any difference, right? I expect that if the last block is less than xxx, to be truncated automagically. Am I wrong?
Feb
1
comment Why does 'dd' produce different files for same USB stick?
I thought I'd been a bit of an idiot in having it mounted the first time around when I executed dd. I guess I'll keep the file taken with the device unmounted. Scary!
Feb
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comment Why does 'dd' produce different files for same USB stick?
Nope. I guess I should have, right?
Feb
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asked Why does 'dd' produce different files for same USB stick?
Dec
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Dec
26
comment What can I do when my UPS overloads?
@Twisty I know, but I didn't check the label, and I asked specifically to have a UPS capable of supporting 500W... This is what I got sold... first (and last) time I trust them! Now I just bought a Trust Oxxtron 1500VA... this should be ok...
Dec
26
comment What can I do when my UPS overloads?
Noooaaaa when I bought this I was told it's 650W... Ofc it doesn't work! Those ***** at Maplin lied to me...
Dec
26
accepted What can I do when my UPS overloads?
Dec
26
comment What can I do when my UPS overloads?
No, my two displays are not connected to the ups, neither printer nor anything else.
Dec
26
asked What can I do when my UPS overloads?
Jan
5
comment Is ok to limit writes on SSD/EXT4 by setting commit parameter in fstab?
So changing from default 5 seconds to 30 seconds should increase corruption? You mean only in the case of a power outage, right? Btw I've got a UPS so this should be a quite rare event..
Jan
2
comment Is ok to limit writes on SSD/EXT4 by setting commit parameter in fstab?
I was reading around a lot of unnecessary writes on SSD are just impacting on the H/W, reducing its lifespan.
Jan
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Jan
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revised Is ok to limit writes on SSD/EXT4 by setting commit parameter in fstab?
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Jan
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asked Is ok to limit writes on SSD/EXT4 by setting commit parameter in fstab?
Dec
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awarded  Scholar
Dec
30
accepted Should I put the home directories on an SSD?
Dec
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comment Should I put the home directories on an SSD?
Thanks, I wanted to do this. What's the point of having and SSD and not using it? My only concern is related to durability, because my 'old OCZ has failed me... wouldn't want neither kernel neither home to disappear... :-)