Why is SU+J undesirable on SSDs?

Derek Kulinski takeda at takeda.tk
Sun Nov 4 08:05:42 UTC 2012

I personally let it be enabled during installation. I noticed that I was getting errors on fsck even after clean shutdown. After noticing it, I disabled it and the problems go away. Also, fsck works really fast so I don't see much advantage with SU+J.
Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.

Brett Glass <brett at lariat.net> 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
>the lack of rotating media and the journaling I would have very robust
>--Brett Glass
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