[ubuntu-us-ma] SSD in regular laptop? or Accelerometer?

Michael Curran burzmali at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 18 15:50:38 GMT 2010


I think you are going to have trouble find a SSD that isn't SATA.





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From: Bill Ricker <bill.n1vux at gmail.com>
To: Ubuntu Massachusetts Mailing List <ubuntu-us-ma at lists.ubuntu.com>; Boston Linux and Unix <discuss at blu.org>
Sent: Thu, February 18, 2010 7:47:50 AM
Subject: [ubuntu-us-ma] SSD in regular laptop? or Accelerometer?

*now* I remember the question I wanted to ask last night ...

I am considering how to bump-proof a Thinkpad T60 laptop harddrive. Google usually finds answers but ...

a) is there a simple way to enable the Thinkpad's accelerometer to park the HD before impact? so far I have found 'it's hard' ...

b) is a modern large (60GB or 128GB) SSD usable as a straight replacement for a PATA/IDE laptop drive, or do I need to prevent swap/hibernate and remount multiple directories as tempfs , noatime, border, with erase alignment, etc? web pages offer different opinions, debunking each other.

-- 
Bill
n1vux at arrl.net bill.n1vux at gmail.com



      
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