Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th Dec 2006 20:02 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris "Mandriva Flash is meant for all those who want to have a complete OS and their personal data handy at all times without the hassle of carrying a laptop around. It is a full workstation, packed with all the latest technologies. It includes the brand new Mandriva Linux 3D desktop technology, as well as the best open source software available."
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RE[3]: Interesting
by gnemmi on Wed 6th Dec 2006 22:20 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Interesting"
gnemmi
Member since:
2006-08-17

theoretically: yes ...

"Yes you can install new apps using rpmdrake, you can also update your 2007 system."

http://club.mandriva.com/xwiki/bin/view/Main/mandrivaflash1205
(on the third comment)

I wonder what filesystem it uses though :s

Edited 2006-12-06 22:22

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RE[4]: Interesting
by orestes on Wed 6th Dec 2006 22:59 in reply to "RE[3]: Interesting"
orestes Member since:
2005-07-06

Thanks, and good question.

One would hope they'd use something optimized for solid state memory like jffs2.

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RE[5]: Interesting
by aliquis on Thu 7th Dec 2006 03:18 in reply to "RE[4]: Interesting"
aliquis Member since:
2005-07-23

Atleast it had 5 years warranty.

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RE[4]: Interesting
by AdamW on Thu 7th Dec 2006 18:55 in reply to "RE[3]: Interesting"
AdamW Member since:
2005-07-06

It uses FAT in order to be readable from other OSes. Details, and some other interesting stuff too:

http://mdv.vmlinuz.ca/Releases/Mandriva/Flash/FAQ

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RE[5]: Interesting
by gnemmi on Thu 7th Dec 2006 19:16 in reply to "RE[4]: Interesting"
gnemmi Member since:
2006-08-17

Thanks Adam =D

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RE[5]: Interesting
by orestes on Thu 7th Dec 2006 20:20 in reply to "RE[4]: Interesting"
orestes Member since:
2005-07-06

Thanks for the clarification.

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