Questions pertaining to extending the lifespan of the Pi and its parts.
Questions tagged [durability]
I'm not all that keen to buy a USB hard disk, but I'm aware that SD cards aren't suitable for many repetitions of reading and writing. Are there any steps I can take to extend the life of my SD card while it's being used by my Raspberry Pi?
UPDATE: I was able to solve this problem years ago, but for anyone reading this in the future, the durability problems turned out to be related to flaky power supplies. --- Original question --- I'm attempting to use the Raspberry Pi as an…
This question asks Which SD cards are compatible? This answer describes the advantages of getting an SD card with wear levelling to extend the life of the card. How can I find out which of the currently compatible SD cards have wear levelling?
Like many users, my RPi will be used as a low-consumption micro server and will be powered continuously. All the computing time is not used and could help distributed computing projects like Folding@home or SETI@home, even if the CPU is not designed…