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 From:  sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Wayne Fiori" <dev9null at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Using a USB Stick
 Date:  Tue, 5 Dec 2006 11:11:52 +0500
On 12/5/06, Wayne Fiori <dev9null at gmail dot com> wrote:
> On 12/4/06, Kulvir Bhogal <bickybhogal at yahoo dot com> wrote:
> >
> > I am running m0n0wall using a CD-Rom+Floppy.
> > I am curious to know if rather than a floppy I can use a USB stick as I know the floppy might
eventually die on me.
> >
> FWIW, Floppy disks and USB 'sticks' have approximately the same number
> of write events before failure.
> --
> =Wayne

Floppy drives that live in hot and humid locations get mildew and
fungus which causes them to stop working. This does not happen with
USB sticks.