Why is SU+J undesirable on SSDs?

Jeff Roberson jroberson at jroberson.net
Sat Nov 3 22:26:55 UTC 2012

On Sat, 3 Nov 2012, Brett Glass wrote:

> Have been following the thread related to SU+J, and am wondering: why is it
> considered to be undesirable on SSDs (assuming that they have good wear
> leveling)? I have been enabling it on systems with SSDs, hoping that between
> the lack of rotating media and the journaling I would have very robust
> systems.

I know of no reason to support this notion.  Although SSDs are so fast you 
might be happy to wait for the fsck time in exchange for snapshots.


> --Brett Glass
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