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Boot some MacBook Pros via card reader?
Authored by: wallybear on Dec 18, '09 05:59:12AM

"Has anybody tried booting a new MacBook Pro from the card reader? I wonder how much speed you would get from a 16 or 32 GB Class 6 SD card. I also wonder about reliability, but it would be fun to try."

Reliability would be very low. Flash USB drives and SD/MMC/etc. cards do not use any wear leveling algorhitms, so they will give write failures very early.

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