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Date:      Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:01:14 -0400
From:      Paul Kraus <>
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Subject:   Re: FreeBS(s)D
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On Jul 31, 2014, at 10:49, Warren Block <> wrote:

> On Thu, 31 Jul 2014, Jos Chrispijn wrote:
>>  Can you tell me if I can use SSD media to run FreeBSD on and which
>>  brands are most BSD compliant?
> I've used Plextor, Samsung, and Toshiba with FreeBSD, preferring the =
Marvell controllers.

Good point Warren. The controllers matter (not just for the SSD but for =
ZFS as well). You want plain AHCI controllers for ZFS, you do NOT want =
RAID controllers. I have been very happy with the Marvell chipset based =
controllers. I have also used the LSI 2208 on SuperMicro motherboards, =
but they are more of a pain to configure the way I need them.

Paul Kraus

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