"swap" partition leads to instability?

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Sun May 26 23:48:20 UTC 2013

On Sun, May 26, 2013 at 6:32 PM, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:

> Another problem with SSDs is that they can have difficulty with wear
> leveling.  This is even worse with swap because there is no way to use TRIM
> to tell the SSD about blocks that have been freed.

Um, that is wrong.  It is in fact the basically the point of TRIM.
And SSD's typically use the best form of wear leveling and it's
usually advisable to leave a bit of the drive unpartitioned/unused to
ensure the wear leveling works optimally.

Adam Vande More

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