Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 5th Apr 2007 19:19 UTC
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris Mandriva today launches the 4GB version of Mandriva Flash, its live flash drive. Mandriva Flash 2GB, which was released in December 2006, has been a true success for Mandriva. It was sold out in less than two weeks! Mandriva has listen to user feedback and decided to develop a new version of its best seller flash drive.
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RE: I hope someday
by Laurence on Thu 5th Apr 2007 20:44 UTC in reply to "I hope someday"
Laurence
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2007-03-26

I haven't really seen much of a need for a bootable flash OS. To me, it always seems like a solution in search of a problem.


I can.
* It could be handy for if you need to type up a document on someone elses machine (who may have Windows installed) and want you're own interface.
* It's good for truely silent workstations (no HDDs wizzing away)
* It could be handy for data recovery. Say your HDD is failing and you need to rescue some data off of it - you could use this instead of a boot CD (as you could transfer the recovered files onto the flash media)
* You could use it to test out hardware where otherwise you'd have to install a whole OS just to check if a CPU is working at full capacity.

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