SmartOS on SSD

Discussion The short answer is that we want to allow the SSD firmware to properly execute wear-leveling and such in hopes of increasing performance and extending the life of our SSDs in a system which does not (yet) directly support the trim function. We do this by “hiding” 20% of the blocks from the operating system. More details can be found here and here. WARNING ⚠️ Please note that the provided scripts and executed commands bring a sledgehammer to the party, and make all kinds of assumptions.
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Dewey Hylton

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Infrastructure Engineer