[Herts] Optimising SSDs talk from 2009

David Honour david at foolswood.co.uk
Wed May 12 19:38:22 UTC 2010

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Nice, thanks for that. At the moment i've worked out the motherboard
processor ram, the case is looking like something I'll have to make,
the power supply will be interesting since the board takes 2x8pin and a
4pin power connector on top of the standard 24pin. None of the silent
ones i've found do this, so I might have to hack 2 together.


On Wed, 12 May 2010 20:23:06 +0100
Malcolm Smith <lists at thesmith.org.uk> wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 12:19:32PM +0100, Malcolm Smith wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 09:39:04AM +0100, David Honour wrote:
> > > 
> > > I want to build a machine for music production, which means:
> > > - -ram for tmpfs for the active project
> > > - -good cpu (my current one doesn't cut it anymore)
> > > - -passive cooling
> > 
> > You'll obviously need a small SSD for (most of*) the OS, with the
> > rest on another (or 2.5" HDD) along with current audio projects.
> > 
> > *At some point I'll finish my long-overdue Optimising SSDs report,
> Here it is, only a year late:
> http://www.thesmith.org.uk/words/journal/2009-05.html#ssdtalk
> It's still a work in progress, still only theoretical, but I'd
> welcome any thoughts from those of you who understand the deeper
> workings of filesystems in Linux, before I go and make a fool of
> myself broadcasting my theory to the unwashed masses at Slashdot, etc.
> I presume we are meeting up tomorrow on the 2nd Thursday as usual?
> I have no talks planned as yet, but look forward to hearing yours.
> If it was Wednesday this month then I guess I'm late...
> Cheers
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