Status of SSDs under Fedora ?

Alan Evans ame.fedora at
Fri Jun 11 16:14:34 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 3:07 PM, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
>> * if you don't much care for the logs in /var/log, turn them off or
>> redirect to a ram drive -- reduces number of writes
> With the MTBF of the SSDs today, this is unnecessary.

For me, it wasn't MTBF that was a concern so much as write speed. This
is also why I chose ext2 over ext3/4. I reasoned that, without journal
writes, the processor would spend less time in IOWait. Do you think
that reasoning is flawed?


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