FreeBSD and SSD drives

Chad Perrin perrin at
Tue Feb 15 00:05:29 UTC 2011

On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 03:32:30PM -0800, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> >From what I understand (a quick review of wikipedia helps :), modern
> >flash cards are now typically rated for 100K writes, include ECC bits
> >to actually correct or at least detect errors and try to remap bad
> >blocks to unused blocks, and implement wear-leveling techniques of
> >varying degrees of effectiveness.
> Regards,
> -- 
> -Chuck
> PS: Reposted from a NetBSD thread, was
> <D5AF2A8E-FEF0-467E-BE4A-B01243E21F1A at>....

Just make sure you double-check the rating for the specific SSD storage
hardware you're actually using.  The fact the state of the art is better
now than it was does not mean you are using state of the art hardware.

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]
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