k5di at zianet.com
Fri Jun 22 23:09:59 UTC 2007
Les Mikesell wrote:
> Frank Cox wrote:
>>> The modern replacement is the USB flash drives that you are
>>> starting to see along with gum and mints at the grocery store
>>> checkout in gig+ sizes.
>> I just sent in my claim form yesterday for a free 256mb flash drive from
>> Staples for purchasing two boxes of Avery labels.
>> It would be nice to get it -- I don't have a flash drive at the moment.
> They are very handy - along with the external drives built around
> laptop hard drives that go up to 160 gigs in a very small package.
> The catch is that you'll need 2 to do the whole install or upgrade
> job. You can use a small one to boot, but copying the boot image is
> going to wipe out anything else on it. Then you need one large enough
> to hold the dvd image (as a normal file) so you can select a hard disk
> install and access it.
Yes and the latest from Best Buy I got caught in was a 2GB Flash
drive that with a $25.00 rebate cost $8.00. I have the tiny thing and
use it a lot. It works fine on FC4 FC6 and F7 with no work. Also Windows
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