[SATLUG] SSD Tips for the Xubuntu User

musix ron.j.mann at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 13:45:58 CDT 2016


Be careful about the TRIM functions, some SSDs have problems with
them. 

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Solid_State_Drives

On Wed, 2016-04-06 at 13:27 -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Howard, you should be fine.  All you need is the sata cable and a
> power 
> connections.
> 
> Be sure to set up ssd partitions in /etc/fstab with
> options  noatime,discard.
> 
>    -- Bruce
> 
> 
> Howard Haradon wrote:
> > 
> > Hi,  I am thinking of getting a 240GB
> > drive to add to my desktop machine.
> > My thought is to have all the programs
> > on the SSD and then use my existing
> > mechanical drive for /home.  There is
> > SATA 6Gbs on my mainboard and a
> > SATA cable.
> > 
> > What else do I need and what dos and
> > don'ts do I need to consider?
> > 
> > Thanks,  Howard  🐧
> > 
> > Howard Haradon
> > Sent from Linux
> > 


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