testing SSD performance

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 22:53:18 UTC 2016

On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 8:37 AM, Christoph P.U. Kukulies <kuku at kukulies.org>

> I was running an older FreeBSD (9.2) for quite a while now with the root
> FS (and swap) an an SSD drive (100GB).
> While upgrading the system to 11.0 and while observing quit elong
> buildworld times I'm wondering myself if my SSD possibly might have gotten
> degraded
>  some extent. I've read that SSD tend to run slow on writes over time,
> especially when no provisions were taken to e.g. fill them up just up to
> 2/3 of their max capacity to leave room for firmware storage management.

Not really at least with decent+ hardware.


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