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Date:      Tue, 14 Jun 2016 20:17:33 +0200
From:      Christoph Brinkhaus <c.brinkhaus@t-online.de>
To:        Manish Jain <bourne.identity@hotmail.com>
Cc:        User Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Anything special to do moving to SSD?
Message-ID:  <20160614181733.GA51517@esprimo.local>
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On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 05:43:05PM +0000, Manish Jain wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I use FreeBSD 10.2 amd64 as my primary OS.
> 
> I just purchased a Samsung EVO 500 GB Solid State disk, and shall be 
> migrating to it in the next few days. Just wanted to know whether 
> I can use it out-of-the-box, pretty much like an IDE/SATA hard disk,
> or is there anything special/nice to do for SSD ?

I have followed http://www.wonkity.com/~wblock/docs/html/ssd.html 
with success.
> 
> I presume I shall have to reinstall the OS over again. 
> In case it is possible to migrate 'in-place' (data copy),
> please let me know about that too.

I have copied the UFS file system by dump and restore
in single user mode and adjusted /etc/fstab. 
For other file systems a data copy should work as well. 
> 
> 
> Thanks for any replies.
> 
> Manish Jain

Good luck,

Christoph



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