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Relatime vs noatime for flash drives

I am running a web server off of a SheevaPlug, and the OS and system are stored on an SD card with an ext3 file system. I know that atime is a major source of writes that wear out flash memory. ...
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SBS2003 won't acknowledge any USB ports

I've uninstalled/reinstalled/updated the latest drivers for all usb ports. Also, the removable storage service won't stay on.
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RAID of SATA SSDs or PCIe Flash?

As a reference: Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB drives. MySQL 5.1.5x running InnoDB tables. Linux (CentOS 5.5 etx3 journaled). Questions: Is it better to use a RAID of these so that drives can be ...
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Linux: USB device power management

I have a USB Hard Drive In Windows, i used to click the "Safely remove" icon, and the hdd stopped spinning and was unmounted. Now, in Linux, unmounting doesn't poweroff the device, and it proceeds ...
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Has anyone managed to install fresh OS from flash drive?

I'm considering to avoid purchase new machines with optical drives. The only caveat is the OS installation which can be messy - to open the case and temporarily hook up DVD which often does not worth ...