SSD trimming as a cron job

I use XFS for my SSD and the partitions are mounted with default settings in /etc/fstab. Instead of using the discard option, I decided to set the fstrim command running as a cron job. As a side note, other filesystems that support trimming listed in the Arch Wiki are: Btrfs, Ext4, JFS.
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SSD trouble

One of my PCs has a 60.0 GB Corsair Force GT SandForce Driven SSD. When I bought it, I read a bit about SSDs and I set several options in my /etc/fstab. However, whenever copying some big files, the system seemed to hang for a while. In other cases, the it would just crash, killing X and leaving me in the console, but even shutting down was not possible. It would spit out errors, containing stuff like: Read the rest of this entry »


XFS

I am using XFS at the moment and I will put here a few filesystem related tools, for my own future use. The Arch Linux wiki has good documentation. Read the rest of this entry »


SSD

Problem: I bought a SSD
Solution: Read the corresponding section at the Arch linux wiki. So, I did: Read the rest of this entry »