While use of flash drives is common, the drive must be Linux compatible. A drawback to the small size of flash drives is that they are easily misplaced or otherwise lost. GTV Hacker.

Combined 3. Some computers can boot up from flash drives. Inside the plastic casing is a small printed circuit board, which has some power circuitry and a small number of surface-mounted integrated circuits ICs.

The Seattle Times. Figure 9: Third generation USB flash drives were announced in late and became available in