Posts with the tag SSDs
Yesterday, my SanDisk Ultra II 240 GB solid state drive - which hosts my Arch Linux system partition - showed a lot of ata errors (in the kernel message output
dmesg). Rebooting was not possible, the system startup halted - again showing some ata failures. Very annoying!!! I was very...
Boot a Linux system (not from the SSD itself!). For example a Ubuntu Live distribution. Run the following commands in your terminal (consider choosing a later firmware version if available from OCZ):
cd ~/Downloads wget http://www.ocztechnology.com/files/ssd_tools/fwupd_v2.12.05.tar.gz tar -xf fwupd_v2.12.05.tar.gz sudo su ### The next step is flashing the SSD: ~/Downloads/fwupd_v2.12.05/linux64/fwupd –log /dev/sd? # ( ↑...
To disable the the Firefox cache on the disk (SSD) and move it to your RAM, follow these steps:
- Go to
- as well as
You can check what the cache is doing by going to
noatime option on the root filesystem
- Use the mount option
noatimeif you are brave) for the SSD partitions in
- Replace several directories (those, the system writes to frequently) with a tmpfs file system as shown below.
- Disable Firefox caching by setting
browser.cache.disk.enableto false in about:config.
Alternatively create the entry