you're not going to believe this.

Gary Gatten Ggatten at
Tue Jun 23 17:31:08 UTC 2009

If it's fast enough to allow one to work unimpeded, has acceptable
lifetime/reliability, and uses less power/generates less heat than
traditional platter HD - I'd say it's a good solution.  It's not a one
size fits all world.

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at] On Behalf Of Wojciech
Sent: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 12:25 PM
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Cc: Gary Kline
Subject: Re: you're not going to believe this.

> 99.8% solution waiting for the 99.9% solution.
> As for "emulating a hard drive", its only slow relative to potential

it's a nonsense to pay for emulation layer that slows down real devices.
And random filesystem writes could be much faster on flash than on disk
if properly designed
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