I bought an SSD and I am going to set up my desktop system with a completely fresh Linux installation.
I want to know whether a disk is a solid-state drive or hard disk.
There are different sources and different practices are suggested. I found the following proposals how often one should run fstrim.
I always thought that traditional file systems, are geared and optimized for non-ssd drive, where, for instance, data locality is important, and fragmentation is problematic.
I have 2 storage devices; classical slow HDD (750GB,
/dev/sda) and faster SSD (128GB,
/dev/sdb). Currently I have installed Ubuntu & Mint on same btrfs partition on SSD (
/dev/sdb5). My btrfs pool consists of