[Grml] Re: Well, blast, I'll have to try that one again.

Michael Gebetsroither gebi at sbox.tugraz.at
Sun Feb 11 11:15:39 CET 2007

Quoting Mark <27e3kk302 at sneakemail.com>:

> Maybe install2iso and install2disk would work.  The real difference is
> that one creates an ISO boot system, the other a normal disk system.
> Any names that make the difference clear would work.

grml2hd and grml2usb are well known and not that wrong that would  
justify a namechange.

> USB hard disks win on
> 1. Speed 2. Media lifespan 3. Capacity 4. Cost

Speed, not necessarrily
lifespan, no mtbf of hd's is far lower than from good flash disks.

> Flash sticks win on
> 5. Physical size  6. Physical ruggedness

size, nope think about 0.8" hd's

> Non-volatile mem will someday surpass USB disks on all counts.  That
> point is years away.  Right now you can't even buy 100 GB flash sticks,
> and if you could, the money would buy a new car....

Flash based hd's are available till 140GB or so.


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