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Date:      Sun, 17 Nov 2013 09:02:49 -0700 (MST)
From:      Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        s m <sam.gh1986@gmail.com>, freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: how install two freebsd9.2 on one disk?
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.1311170900300.50907@wonkity.com>
In-Reply-To: <20131117115010.e13431a3.freebsd@edvax.de>
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On Sun, 17 Nov 2013, Polytropon wrote:

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> As you're probably initializing the SSD with UFS, keep in mind
> that you can apply certain optimizations to make the SSD have
> a long and happy life. :-)
>
> 	# newfs -m 0 -i 16384 -b 16384 -f 2048 -l -L os1root ada0s1
> 	# newfs -m 0 -i 16384 -b 16384 -f 2048 -l -L os2root ada0s2
>
> This is just an example which somehow corresponds to the legacy
> partitioning method mentioned above. You need of course to set
> the parameters to _your_ intended way of use!

If overriding defaults, I would make nothing less than 4K (-f above). 
But for SSDs, I just use the defaults with UFS on FreeBSD 9 and later, 
and it does not appear to be giving up SSD performance.



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