That's utter rubbish. Can you refer me to a technical doc that states
what you claim here? I've been running many USB sticks permanently and
none have issues as you describe. The fact that you happened to have a
dodgy USB stick doesn't mean that the millions of others out there won't
work as designed.
Not to mention that a sample of "1" is far from representative of the
millions of units out there. And no mention of the brand either...
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ryan Rodrigue [mailto:Ebay at aarelectronics dot com]
> Sent: Thursday, 7 December 2006 12:47 AM
> USB sticks used to transfer files on computers are not
> designed to be powered up all of the time. I used one
> in an experimant with freenas. I didn't notice it failed
> until i reboot. After 1 month it failed every time i
> reboot. I had to reformat and start over every time
> which would last another month.