systemd service to trim free SSD cells at boot

I mount all ext4 partitions on my solid-state disks with the discard option; this tells the filesystem to use SSD-specific low-level TRIM operations instead of normal erases (which are essentially just block re-writes). As I use my SSDs quite heavily, I like to perform batch discards every so often as well. Here’s a systemd service […]

Got an SSD… w00t?

In addition to copious amounts of Swiss chocolate and a basking platform for my turtles, I bought a solid-state disk while I was in Europe. It was cheap enough and I think the underlying technology has advanced enough to be less scary, so I bought it. They’re still not THAT cheap, but the price was […]