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Re: TRIM details

To: Matthias Schniedermeyer <ms@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: TRIM details
From: Phil Karn <karn@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2011 06:21:37 -0800
Cc: karn@xxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On 1/7/11 1:11 AM, Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote:

> "Quite fast" is something of an understatement.
> The Intel SSD can TRIM the whole drive in a matter of seconds. I have 
> tested that with hdparm, when i wrote me a simple disc imaging 
> perl-script.

Yes, I've been running wiper.sh on the XFS filesystems on my Intel 120
GB SSD and it's impressively fast. I've been careful to do backups
first, but I haven't had a problem yet.

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