1. Lamia

    Solved Recommendation for a Reliable SSD

    Crucial SSDs are not as reported to be good. Two crucial SSDs (BX@150GB & MX@1GB) have failed within the space of two months and they have been purchased and used for 1.5years. They won't show glaring errors. I only saw 2.45MB checksum error in the last failed SSD. I needed to change the drive...
  2. GrandAdmiralThrawn

    Other Question about software RAID-0 with SSDs

    I would like to create a striped RAID-0 made up of four NVMe SSDs. It's for unimportant temporary data, but I need the space and lots of speed would be nice to have as well, so I'd like to use RAID-0 rather than something like JBOD/CONCAT. I would not like to use ZFS, but UFS for a file system...
  3. D

    Solved Compatability of Samsung 790 Pro with FreeBSD

    I'm looking to replace the SSD of my T490s with a larger one. Right now my eyes are on a Samsung 790 Pro M.2 NVMe. How can I figure out if this SSD is supported by FreeBSD or not?
  4. I

    Solved Is there an alternative for CrystalDiskMark?

    I have a Samsung SSD, which freezes Windows with CrystalDiskMark random 4k Q8T8 test. I'd like to run the same test on FreeBSD, but I haven't found any real solution yet. It is possible on Linux with FIO, but it lacks the libaio engine when I install it from ports. In theory it is possible to...
  5. Abraham79

    Manual partitioning for installing on SSD with pre-existing Linux OS. Is this steps correct?

    Hi, I am planning to do a bare-metal installation of FreeBSD 12.1 on a intel 330 SSD which already contain Devuan 3.0 Linux on UEFI-GPT system. I'm planning to install Gnome 3. I tried running the installer and manual mode in bsdinstall seems to me, confusing. It is asking for entire disk or...
  6. C

    (ada0:ata2:0:0:0): WRITE_DMA. ACB... on pkg fetching

    Greetings, I'm a beginner and trying to install FreeBSD for some time now, but I'm having problems with my FreeBSD installation on SSD and with setting disk speed in general. I hope someone has the time to see what's going wrong here, all input is very much appreciated! Everything works fine on...
  7. D

    ZFS zpool on SSD Pros & Cons

    Hello all, Finding myself at a crossroad. Need to transfer my home files to a new zpool with bigger drives but not sure if I should get smaller but more cost-effective HDD and wait for SSD prices to drop in the next 5 years or so, OR should I get bigger and costlier HDD for future-proofing...
  8. Argentum

    Solved Moving /tmp to SSD - please help to solve the problem

    Please help to solve the problem: 1) I have running desktop system with ZFS mirror, SDDM login manager and MATE desktop; 2) I have also some SSD drives connected the the system and now I tried to move /tmp from ZFS to one of the SSD partitions; 3) to do that I created the UFS partition on...
  9. patpro

    Solved 2.5" HDD, what's the best choice?

    Hello, I'm contemplating the idea of a replacement for my currently hosted 1U server. This server holds 4x 3.5" HDD and 1x 2.5" SSD, with this topology: - first zpool ZRAID1 mirror 2x 1To + SSD L2ARC - second zpool ZRAID1 mirror 2x 2To My ideal next server would have 8x 2.5" SATA slots, and 1x...
  10. angelvg

    ZFS Single Disk with ZFS best practices...

    I want to use a disk with ZFS and I want to use the best practices... Both for an SSD and for an HDD The process: Delete the disk # gpart destroy -F da0 # dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/da0 bs=1m count=128 Prepare the disk # gpart create -s GPT da0 # gpart add -t freebsd-zfs -l storage -a 1M da0...
  11. 0

    TRIM does not work correctly on the Samsung drive!

    The problem is this. As you know, the essence of TRIM is to clean up blocks that are no longer needed by the file system in the background, or with minimal impact on performance. On my own system, the picture is as follows. We create a file of 2 GB in size, delete it, and the disk spends all its...
  12. Nyakov

    512b sector size on consumer SSD

    I have 3 cheap consumer SSDs on hands and all of them reporting 512b sector size physical and logical. And this is confuses me. So I wonder, should I actually create ZFS pools on them with 512b sector size? Or I still should go with 4k?
  13. S

    Solved New SSD, best way to move OS from old disk to new one?

    I have old small 16GB SSD and now I got better 128GB Samsung 850 pro SSD. Copying stuff to new one is easy with dd, but what block size I should use with it? I not sure what to do with old 16GB SSD, maybe it is good place for swap? 16GB SSD is ada0 and 128GB ada1. gpart list Geom name: ada0...
  14. greencloud

    UFS CAM status: Uncorrectable parity/CRC error

    Hi everyone! Few days ago I bought a new Samsung 860 EVO 250GB SSD and reinstalled FreeBSD 11.2-Release in it. But prior to installing FreeBSD, I first checked this brand new SSD on my Windows machine. I used the Samsung Magician and 2 other applications to test it and it passed with flying...
  15. H

    Other List of NVMe (m.2 PCIe) SSDs that reportedly work with FreeBSD

    Currently FreeBSD has some bug with NVMe drives. As I gather information about this issue, I'd like to share a comprehensive list of SSDs. - Ones that reportedly work Intel 600p 59429 Toshiba XG3 58170 Samsung 950 PRO 58170 Samsung...
  16. R

    Keeps hanging at boot - last line cd0

    Hi, It is a new install on an old IBM tower server. I have played with 10.x 32 and 64 bit on it before but this is 64bit 11.1. I think there is an issue with a hard disk but it seems inconsistent. The server is an IBM 84852AU 206m. The boot drive is a SATA 64GB ssd taken from and HP proliant...
  17. horst

    Solved Timeouts with INTEL SSD on Intel Patsburg AHCI SATA controller

    I am experiencing problems with one of two Intel SSD since approx July 2017. Reformatting the disc improved the situation for a while, currently the disc is rejected during boot. 2 x SSD: INTEL SSDSC2BW480A4 DC32 Intel Patsburg AHCI SATA controller The disk is part of a ZFS mirror: # zpool...
  18. bagas

    Server intel NVME drives

    Hello. Server intel NVME drives. nvd0: <INTEL SSDPE2MX450G7> NVMe namespace nvd0: 429247MB (879097968 512 byte sectors) nvd1: <INTEL SSDPE2MX450G7> NVMe namespace nvd1: 429247MB (879097968 512 byte sectors) How do I split the disk correctly? To split a SSD drive with a 4 offset?
  19. Johnny2Bad

    SSDs, fsck and FreeBSD 11.*

    I briefly looked at the net for information about SSDs (Solid State Drives) and freeBSD and found only confusing articles on the subject. Obviously it is not the fault of the authors it's just that I am not well versed on hardware. Anyway I decided to put my queries here as I have a project on...
  20. C

    ZFS FreeBSD with 3SSD for PostgreSQL

    Hello. I have a server with only 3 SSD, I want to run only PostgreSQL on it. But I don't have idea what options of ZFS to use for best performance. Did anyone here such a setup, and can give me a hint? Best regards.