I'm planning to use my Raspberry Pi as a download box. I'm going to store the files on a network location, mounted in
/mnt/, and use the Raspberry only to run the client.
Theoretically, the files should just be passed on to the network storage. But will it in practice mean that things are written to the SD card (albeit temporarily?).
I want to avoid wear on the SD card, so if files aren't only passed on I should perhaps make use of a USB stick instead of the SD card.