[CentOS] Experience with Centos running off usb-stick(s)

cooleyr at gmail.com cooleyr at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 08:33:06 UTC 2011

On Jul 21, 2011 8:27 AM, "Dennis Jacobfeuerborn" <dennisml at conversis.de>
> Hi,
> I'm trying to build a redundant duo of firewalls/routers/gateways and I'm
> thinking about not putting any disks in them and instead using a usb-stick
> raid-1 as storage.
> Has anyone any experience with this?

I simply wouldn't build a system that is dependent on USB for the rootfs
full-time, unless it's very unimportant.  I've seen USB ports get disabled
while in-use plenty of times.  Instead, an ATA to CF or SD adapter can be
had quite inexpensively.
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