Using Solid State Disks on Linux

Great post on using solid state disks on Linux by Dan Weinreb.

Solid-state disks (SSDs) are getting less expensive, faster, and larger. I just bought a lightweight laptop with 128GB of SSD instead of a disk. Just to see what I’d find out, I poked around on the web looking for information how to use SSD’s under Linux. Keep in mind that I am not an expert on SSD’s, nor on Linux! Bearing that in mind, here’s what I found:

I am about to update my main linux development machine and was considering using a SSD for the boot drive though it sounds like that might not be the best thing to do.


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