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Am 26. Januar schrieb Michael Holstein:
> No, wear-leveling (done at the memory controller level) will dynamically
> re-map addresses on the actual flash chip to ensure a relatively
> consistent number of write cycles across the entire drive.
> The only way to completely "wipe" a flash disk is with a hammer.
Yes, but what if I overwrite the device with random data from the very first to the very last byte? Suppose the size of the device hasn't decreased I'd think that wear-levelling has no chance to spare blocks in this case.
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