[Soekris] Soekris 5501 with SSD disks
joelja at bogus.com
Wed Feb 3 23:58:40 UTC 2010
Jordan Share wrote:
> On 2/3/2010 1:21 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> In message<4B69CD90.8080508 at krotus.com>, Jordan Share writes:
>>> On 2/3/2010 6:18 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: Well, you can
>>> always partition the disk in half, and literally never write to
>>> the "last half" of the disk (which is what I thought Bob to be
>>> suggesting in his post).
>> Again, that only works if the FAL knows that half contains no good
>> data to begin with...
Actaully wear leveling on the part of the disk controller should if
implemented properly work even if the disk is both fully or nearly so
committed and unaware of block utilization.
> Yes, and after a "secure erase" command (and, presumably, fresh from
> the factory), the FAL does know that there is no good data on the
> disk, right? (As mentioned here:
> http://www.anandtech.com/storage/showdoc.aspx?i=3531&p=11 )
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