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Re: NetBSD & SSDs (without TRIM) (David Brownlee) writes:

>In its absence I was wondering if there are any tasks that could be
>occasionally run to make the drive's
>life easier, such as filling all empty space on a disk with all 1's
>data (working on the assumption that
>the flash's natural behaviour of erasing to all 1s is reflected
>through to the data).

I doubt that the drive treats writing a sector full of 1's as an
implicit TRIM operation.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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