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Re: tests of usb pendrive speed and ability to boot
2014-01-23 06:45, Nio Wiklund skrev:
> 2014-01-22 21:36, Lars Noodén skrev:
>> On 22.01.2014 17:38, Nio Wiklund wrote:
>>> Hi everybody,
>>> I have tested some USB pendrives and published the results in a tutorial
>>> thread in the Ubuntu Forums
>>> I hope it can help when you need a new pendrive.
>>> Best regards
>> Can you post the actual lines you used to test? Also, did you try raw
>> throughput by writing the directly to the device? of=/dev/sdb
>> Also, the insides of a USB stick might be similar to those of an SD:
>> Apparenly the SDs contain a small Arm7.
> Hi Lars,
> I'll upload what you need to repeat the tests, and I'll send you a mail
> when it will be available (not this morning but I hope later today).
> My experience of flashing iso files to pendrives is that piping through
> pv hardly makes it slower than using dd directly (at least not more than
> the typical variation of repeated tests). But sure, it is worth testing.
> I'll have a look at the link about SD memory cards.
> Best regards
Hi again Lars,
Interesting lecture about flash memory :-)
I have uploaded the the usb-speed-test at