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

Michael Curran burzmali at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 18 16:48:51 GMT 2010

Huh, I didn't think there were even that many around.  Only 2 meet his size requirement though.

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From: leftyfb <leftyfb at left-click.org>
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Subject: Re: [ubuntu-us-ma] SSD in regular laptop? or Accelerometer?

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7 PATA SSD's for the choosing from newegg.com

On 02/18/2010 10:50 AM, Michael Curran wrote:
> -->
> 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 <mailto:n1vux at arrl.net> bill.n1vux at gmail.com
> <mailto:bill.n1vux at gmail.com>

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