Recover failed SD card

Michael Sierchio kudzu at
Sun Feb 24 05:58:14 UTC 2019

/dev/<BLAH>        /        ufs     rw,noatime      1 1

The *noatime* directive seems to make flash-based disk devices last much
longer. YMMV.

On Sun, Feb 24, 2019 at 1:49 AM @lbutlr <kremels at> wrote:

> On 23 Feb 2019, at 13:50, Bruce Ferrell <bferrell at> wrote:
> > Unfortunately flash memory "wears out".  There are spare storage blocks
> and logic to level wear by switching th the spares when main block failures
> are detected.
> Yeah, that’s good theory, but it’s not what has happened with mine.
> Genrally they fail in the first few weeks. Even if it takes longer, it is
> not like they have been written and rewritten  many times. This isn’t a
> wear issue, it is an "SD Cards Break easily" issue.
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