[CentOS] Errors on an SSD drive

Thu Aug 10 14:56:28 UTC 2017
Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com>

On 08/10/2017 10:31 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> 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?

Other than the 17K output from smartctl -x, what do you recommend?