hd firecuda

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Sun Dec 17 11:13:26 UTC 2017

On Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:24:28 +0800
Erich Dollansky wrote:

> I write this on a machine running FreeBSD 10 with a FireCuda 2TB
> drive, but the 2.5" version. The drive works but its behaviour was
> not what I expected.
> The SSD part is too small from my point of view. The drive is really
> fast when working on a project for which all fits into the 8GB SSD
> memory my drive has. It becomes a totally different story when
> compiling the kernel or installing large ports

My understanding is they weren't intended to work like that. The last I
heard was that the SSD was divided into two, one part specifically
speeds up booting, and the other part caches sectors where the head had
to seek to access a small amount of data.

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