Jonathan Dama jd at
Wed Sep 14 18:44:51 PDT 2005

> As Jeroen mentioned, flash devices have limited erase cycles (~100k); 
> you don't really want to use them as swap.  I'm not getting the thinking 
> behind this bit...

Even worse they have very slow write cycles + often can only
perform sector erase operations.

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