SUJ - turn off for SSDs?

Warren Block wblock at
Sat Feb 3 20:08:44 UTC 2018

On Sat, 3 Feb 2018, Christian Weisgerber wrote:

> Recent commits to bsdinstall now enable softupdates journaling (SUJ)
> by default, with the caveat "turn off for SSDs".
> Why would you want to turn off journaling on SSDs?

Because the problems it was meant to solve (slow fsck) are not a problem 
on SSDs, and SUJ has problems with snapshots for use with dump(8).

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