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Subject: Re: Rockbox in Flash is released
From: TP Diffenbach (
Date: 2003-07-09


> > I have a suggestion. Maybe it is a good idea to mention in the docs, that
> > the flash chip can be reprogrammed at least 1,000 times, 10,000 times
> > being
> > more likely, maybe even 100,000 times. There seems to be a misconception
> > among some people that flash memory wears out much faster than that.
> This one is specified for 100.000 cycles. Thanks for the hint, I will put it
> in the doc.
> Jörg
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I'm assuming that that "." a European number sepeartor, not an American decimal point, and you mean "one hundred thousand"?

If so, if we flashed once a day, we could expect it work for over 273 years.

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