[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 12:52:09 PDT 2014


Hello Bridger,

Thank you, I appreciate it. I start reading now :-) I already see that
Warren made a good and informative peace. That assures me more, 80 Euro is
still quite an amount and it is a pitty as it is being demolished by wrong
usage by me.

Best regards,
Hans


2014-04-15 20:30 GMT+02:00 Bridger Dyson-Smith <bdysonsmith at gmail.com>:

> Hi Hans,
>
> wblock@ has a nice write-up[1]. I've found it to be very helpful.
>
> I hope that's useful.
> Best,
> Bridger
> [1] http://www.wonkity.com/~wblock/docs/html/ssd.html
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:20 PM, Hans Ruhe <hansruhe1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 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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