Installers, feature request

Stephen Satchell list at
Fri Jul 30 13:56:51 UTC 2021

On 7/29/21 9:04 PM, Richard Laager wrote:
> These days, just use TRIM support. As long as your filesystem isn't
> 100% full, this is going to achieve the same (actually better)
> effect. With either approach, the drive will have plenty of unused
> space for wear leveling. With TRIM, the drive also knows not to
> bother copying data around for sections of the disk that are not
> used.
In poking around a bit, I found there is a systemd timer unit that runs 
fstrim once a week, via fstrim.service.  Didn't know that.

I'm adding that to my "lessons learned in Ubuntu 20.04 LST" web site.

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