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 From:  Charles Toepoel <charles dot toepoel at gmail dot com>
 To:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0 on CF cards
 Date:  Fri, 21 Jan 2005 16:02:19 +0100
On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 09:13:16 -0500, Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com> wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 09:14:58 +0100, Charles Toepoel
> <charles dot toepoel at gmail dot com> wrote:
> > They say that CF Cards have a lifetime of aprox. 300.000 write times .
> > Is this so, and how does it affect working or stop working m0n0wall ?
> >
> 
> I've seen 500,000 or more stated in some places.
> 
> m0n0wall only writes to the CF when you change the configuration (it
> runs off a memory disk).  So say it is 300,000 times.  If you change
> your m0n0wall configuration once a day on average (unlikely it'll be
> that much) that 300,000 writes will take 821 years.  :)
> 
> -Chris
> 
So based on the calculation my children, their children, their
children and at least their children should continue using my monowall
firewall to get it F#$Qcked up ;-)

Thnx