[SATLUG] Firefly 4 GB Flashdrive - unreadable

John Chalinder argiod at bresnan.net
Fri Apr 18 15:06:05 CDT 2008




On Fri, 18 Apr 2008 05:48:32 -0700
  "Stephen Gutknecht (RoundSparrow)" <stephen at roundsparrow.com> wrote:
> Kind of a long rambling observation; mostly theory as I I've had the same
> experience about a dozen times over the past 3 years.
> 
>Flash drives just seem fragile to me in how you use them. I've had 2GB SD
> that works perfectly fine in a digital camera a dozen times - pop it into a
> computer and try to use for an OS project - and it corrupts or goes bad.
> Both USB Flash and SD Cards have done this to me, even reputable brands like
> Kingston and Lexar.
> 

Thanks. At least I know it's not something I did. Funny, all my SD cards that 
I use in my camera and my wife's camera, work fine after many years service. 
As does my 1GB Cruzer USB jump drive. Just the Lexar Firefly USB jump drive 
that has gone altzheimer's on me.


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