[arch-general] Arch on NVMe ssd

Ram Kumar ramkumar21194 at gmail.com
Thu May 23 03:12:15 UTC 2019

Thanks a lot guys. My first job for tomorrow will be to install Arch on my

can you explain me a little detail on that rewrite stuff?, i am slightly

On Thu, 23 May 2019 at 01:41, David C. Rankin <
drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:

> On 05/22/2019 10:27 AM, Ram Kumar via arch-general wrote:
> > I bought a new laptop that has NVMe ssd on it. I would like to install
> Arch
> > on that, is there any precautions that i need to take? Also i would like
> to
> > get feedback from Archers who already tried this.
> Drive it like you stole it!
> No special precautions needed for SSD anymore. The old write-limitations
> have
> all but disappeared. Samsungs 3/5 year warranties presume a 60% daily
> rewrite
> of the drive (so for a 1T drive, that's 600GB of daily writes assumed)
> Like 11 sec boots from OFF to Full Desktop? They are pretty amazing
> compared
> to platter. Have large builds (like rebuilding php or KDE). Compile times
> now
> a fraction of what they were with platter drives.
> See https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Solid_state_drive for TRIM or
> fstrim
> configs/consideration.
> --
> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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