Raspberry Pi 2B and SSD drive

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Sun Jun 17 16:26:55 UTC 2018

On Sun, Jun 17, 2018, 7:46 AM Karl Denninger <karl at denninger.net> wrote:

> On 6/17/2018 08:21, Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
> > FBSD 11.2-RC1
> >
> > How can I make good use of a USB SSD drive connected to the Pi?
> >
> > For instance, can I start from the SD card and then hand over everything
> > to the SSD drive? From googling it does look like it is possible.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> Yes, but....
> The but being that it's still USB attached and won't be nearly as fast
> as you expect.

Yes. You'll need a A20 based board or similar with built in SATA ports to
get good speed. The RPi are good cheap boards, but they aren't so good for
file servers or other applications needing high bandwidth.



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