[NTLK] Y2010 Fix Idea

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Tue Feb 2 12:50:50 EST 2010

On 2/1/2010 2:40 PM, Eckhart Koeppen wrote:
> On 31.01.2010, at 22:48, Tony Douglas wrote:
>> Isn't there a risk of some kind of bitrot with the internal flash  
>> memory if you write to it that often ?
> Maybe, but flash filesystems (at least the modern ones) randomize  
> write access over the whole memory area.
> I'm looking into parts of the DRAM which could be used instead, there  
> are other values which live across a reboot / reset. Maybe a  
> combination of both storage locations could be used: Daily into  
> flash, and every minute into DRAM.
> Eckhart

Hmmmm, would it be possible for a person to have a option to use daily
to flash or not?  Personally I would rather not use the flash for such a
feature if possible.  But regardless the current fix is still better
than not having our Newts.  And again a big thank you Eckhart.


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