FreeBSD on SSD
ml at my.gd
Sat Jul 28 10:16:28 UTC 2012
On 28 Jul 2012, at 11:58, Erich Dollansky <erichfreebsdlist at ovitrap.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Jul 2012 12:44:35 +0300
> Vladimir Videscu <vladimir.videscu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Good day. I have recently bought a Seagate Momentus XT for my laptop.
>> The specs for the drive are :
>> RPM : 7200
>> Buffer : 32 MB
>> HDD Memory : 750 GB
>> SSD Memory : 8 GB
>> I wish to install FreeBSD on it, but I wanted to ask this beforehand :
>> Would it would be possible to install it on the 8 GB SSD sector ?
>> Would it work, and how would FreeBSD generally handle the SSD share
>> of the memory ?
> isn't the SSD part 100% hidden? Doesn't the SSD work as a plain read
> cache for the disk?
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Erich has the right of it.
You have not bought a real SSD but rather a hdd with built-in SSD-backed cache.
I don't think there is a way for you to install the OS specifically to the SSD part of the drive.
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