[Olpc-open] RE: [mass storage] Is it possible to substitute flash?
bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Jan 17 09:24:05 EST 2007
Am Jan 17, 2007 um 13:55 schrieb Xan:
> En/na David Gelkin ha escrit:
>> Hi Xan,
>> I believe the USB ports are intended for the expansion of
>> storage memory, i.e. USB memory stick or USB hard drive.
> Yes. I thought it too, but it's not portable. Not so portable than
> an internal flash memory
Well, there is an SD-Card slot. Very "portable", nothing sticking out.
> I thought about what amount of information a children could store
> in that: imagine that one child have the laptop from 9 to 15 years.
> What MB of information "generates" this child?. Think it: images
> (didactially explained (for example mamut parts)), photos,
> documents (majority txt, odf, and pdf)
The plan is to automatically back up the kid's data as soon as the
laptop comes into the school server's range, which is supposed to
have large hard drives.
- Bert -
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