I saw in this question that it is possible to place both a SSD and a standard SATA hard drive into a single LVM volume group (VG). How does this affect performance? Is there a way to force the OS ...
I am running Fedora 20 on a Laptop ( Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 2 Pro ) with an SSD. My filesystem is LVM with ext4 as the format option. I am now running Fedora as the only OS on the system with Legacy BIOS ...
We all know that SSDs have a limited predetermined life span. How do I check in Linux what the current health status of an SSD is? Most Google search results would ask you to look up S.M.A.R.T. ...
I have used of hdparm -n and smartctl -A but it always seem to be a "per drive" technique as a drive may answer for only one of these tools. So, is there a standard way to get the drive temperature ...
I bought an SSD and I am going to set up my desktop system with a completely fresh Linux installation. SSDs are known to be fast, but they have a disadvantage: The number of writes (per block?) is ...
This page demonstrates that defragmentation is beneficial for SSDs. I suppose this type of defragmentation has to be trim-aware, so as to preserve the life time of the disk. How can I do that on ...
I want to know whether a disk is a solid-state drive or hard disk. lshw is not installed. I do yum install lshw and it says there is no package named lshw. I do not know which version of ...
Say I have some partitions; one on a SATA drive and one on an SSD. I want to create a "virtual" hybrid disk. Is this possible?
Is it possible to create LVM partitions for both SSD and SATA hard disks? I mean if there isn't any conflicts.