Using Vista on a laptop. When I put in a flash stick it says I can use ReadyBoost.
Just wondering: When setting up a system is it better to put the pagefile onto a hard-drive or flash stick/card (using that ReadyBoost)?
Vista has that 4Gb limit on 1 device only, and Win7 has a much much higher limit on multiple devices if I remember correctly.
Is there advantages for a HDD or SSD to get the pagefile compared to flash sticks/cards?
The paging file and ReadyBoost are two different things. If you have the stick used for ReadyBoost, you can't do anything else with it.
If you set up the Flash without ReadyBoost, you might possibly use it for swap, but personally I'd rather keep the swap safe on the HD.
You want the page-file on your fastest disk. A flash stick is about the slowest you can get.