Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Andrey Utkin <andrey_utkin@g.o>
To: Alain Didierjean <alain.didierjean@××××.fr>
Cc: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Cleaning the SSD
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:25:59
Message-Id: 20171214172552.GA26467@starlite
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Cleaning the SSD by Alain Didierjean
On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 05:20:18PM +0100, Alain Didierjean wrote:
> Just about to install gentoo on a used SSD (Samsung SSD 840 120G). > How to proceed to get a clean, like new SSD ? > Could the --security-erase or --security-erase-enhanced hdparm options do the job or should I use something more sophisticated (or more efficient) ? >
Hi, Have you looked at https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/SSD ? I suppose what exactly you are asking for, is to make new filesystems on your SSD, mount them and then do "fstrim <mountpoint>". But the article suggests to run that regularly rather than once. Hope that helps.

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