[CentOS] Errors on an SSD drive

Thu Aug 10 14:31:47 UTC 2017
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 08/09/2017 10:44 PM, mad.scientist.at.large at tutanota.com wrote:

>> what file system are you using?  ssd drives have different
>> characteristics that need to be accomadated (including a relatively slow
>> write process which is obvious as soon as the buffer is full), and
>> never, never put a swap partition on it, the high activity will wear it
>> out rather quickly.  might also check cables, often a problem
>> particularly if they are older sata cables being run at a possibly
>> higher than rated speed.
> When working with a Cubieboard SoC (or most of the other armv7 boards),
> you tend to have everything hanging out:
> http://medon.htt-consult.com/~rgm/cubieboard/cubietower-2.JPG
> I have checked the cables and they are all tight.
>> in any case, reformating it might not be a bad idea, and you can always
>> use the command line program badblocks to exercise and test it.
> I will have to look into that.
Here's a thought: I've not done this, but could you use smartctl to check
the drive?