gpg4usb: Portable GUI for GnuPG
johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Fri Nov 14 14:19:02 CET 2014
On 14-11-2014 12:16, flapflap wrote:
> if you refer to the "Lock" switch of SD memory cards, then please note
> that this "Lock" switch is only evaluated in OS software and no
> physical/electrical protection of the flash IC.
> USB sticks with real physical (i.e. electrically routed to the
> write-protect pin of the flash IC) write protection are rare, but they
> exist (as you said).
I didn't know that, and I'm not sure if the sticks I have do the former
or the later. I should try to remount them rw on a Linux box and then
try to write something to them to test it.
ir. J.C.A. Wevers
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