[PC-BSD Testing] Question/Request: Is there a tool or so for using a Solid State Drive ?

Hans Ruhe hansruhe1 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 11:20:41 PDT 2014


Hello Warner,

Thanks for the fast :-) SSD answer. Is there somewhere I can find some
additional information on the internet  ? Or is Google my best friend in
this case ?

Best regards,
Hans




2014-04-15 16:44 GMT+02:00 Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com>:

>
> On Apr 15, 2014, at 5:40 AM, Hans Ruhe <hansruhe1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hello to you all,
> >
> > Prices are becoming real interesting to use a Solid State Drive. Now
> most of the reviews and tests are done with Microsoft Windows. But I think
> it is interesting to use it for PCBSD.
> >
> > Is there a tool to use a Solid State Drive for PCBSD ? Like when I
> install a fresh PCBSD installation, is it the same as a normal drive ? And
> is trim being supported ?
> >
> > If not; is it an idea to develop such a tool ?
>
> It just works out of the box. SSDs appear as hard disks. The ones that
> claim to support TRIM will use TRIM unless you decide to turn it off (which
> can be good in some write intensive applications that replace the contents
> of the disk rather than return them to a free pool then take them out of
> the free pool).
>
> Warner
>
>
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