Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)
Date:      Sun, 26 Apr 2020 08:57:05 +0200
From:      Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@rocketmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD live USB stick
Message-ID:  <20200426085705.0838e5c9@archlinux>
In-Reply-To: <503ac059-c4a5-d618-9b85-e154339e1f36@holgerdanske.com>
References:  <4ccdd6e57db9817c48ff492cb82361ebe820cf86.camel.ref@rocketmail.com> <4ccdd6e57db9817c48ff492cb82361ebe820cf86.camel@rocketmail.com> <d0d02464-c122-46e3-d052-a67eac129222@holgerdanske.com> <c829ccc34d426f37671515a43980c00385434e7a.camel@rocketmail.com> <503ac059-c4a5-d618-9b85-e154339e1f36@holgerdanske.com>

Next in thread | Previous in thread | Raw E-Mail | Index | Archive | Help
On Sat, 25 Apr 2020 13:52:06 -0700, David Christensen wrote:
>After the 128 GB Ultra Fit failed, I shopped around for high-endurance=20
>USB flash drives.  These are hard to find, especially in larger
>capacties.
>
>
>I did find one OEM that makes industrial flash devices in various=20
>capacities and form factors, including USB:
>
>https://www.cactus-tech.com/products/industrial-grade/usb-flash-drive/
>
>
>Unfortunately, Cactus Technologies is an OEM and does not sell into=20
>retail channels.  I contacted them, and they offered to sell me two 16=20
>GB drives (USB 2.0?) for $39 plus shipping with a lead time of 5 weeks=20
>ARO (if not in stock).
>
>
>STFW 'industrial usb flash' there are a few other manufacturers and/or=20
>distributors.
>
>
>The MacBook Pro has an SD Card slot.  SanDisk high-endurance microSD=20
>cards are readily available, so I went with that:
>
>https://shop.westerndigital.com/products/memory-cards/sandisk-high-enduran=
ce-uhs-i-microsd#SDSQQNR-032G-AN6IA
>
>
>SanDisk also makes a "max endurance" model:
>
>https://shop.westerndigital.com/products/memory-cards/sandisk-max-enduranc=
e-uhs-i-microsd#SDSQQVR-032G-AN6IA
>
>
>STFW I see that some people put these into USB adapters and use them
>as live drives.  If you run embedded systems with SD/ microSD slots=20
>(Rasperry Pi, etc.), this might be a better way to go.

Hi David,

in a German forum consensus is SD + USB adapter over USB stick, too [1].
For testing purpose I'll not cancel the order of the Toshiba 32 GB USB
stick [2], read 150 MB/s, 11.50 =E2=82=AC including shipping costs [3].

Regards,
Ralf

[1]
https://www.bsdforen.de/threads/freebsd-auf-usb-stick.33407/#post-289988
[2]
https://direkt.jacob.de/produkte/toshiba-u365-32gb-thn-u365k0320e4-artnr-43=
10729.html?utm_source=3Didealo&utm_medium=3Dcpc&utm_campaign=3DPreisverglei=
ch&ref=3D109
[3]
https://www.dict.cc/?s=3Dlehrgeld ;)



Want to link to this message? Use this URL: <http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?20200426085705.0838e5c9>