Default boot/root filesystem

Ric Wheeler rwheeler at
Wed Sep 25 17:40:52 UTC 2013

On 09/25/2013 01:29 PM, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> Ric Wheeler wrote:
>> You should - and can - easily test your workload with your hardware/software
>> stack to see if the options make a difference.
> Of course I can, but the issue is comparison. I can run tests all day long 
> that may not stress the one area people are hitting that disuade them from 
> wanting TRIM on by default.

TRIM on by default is not really safe yet. Unfortunately, we still have a fair 
number of storage devices that stumble (or worse) when we pound away at them 
with TRIM. It is better than it used to be, but I think that letting users test 
and opt in is still the best path.


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