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Can I enable discards on a LUKS-encrypted ssd drive in RHEL6 (and do I need to)?

I have a RHEL 6.4 workstation, running on a LUKS-encrypted LV residing on a SSD. I found RedHat documentation stating that dm_crypt does not currently support TRIM passthrough, however I also found ...
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RAID0 SSD performance degredation

I have a computer built to acquire uncompressed 2048 x 2048 16 bit images at 100 frames per second in real time, writing to disk. A RAID0 of SSDs is thus the only option. For the past month or so, ...
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TRIM for SSD — Is is really that good?

I'm a newbie to SSDs and nearly complete beginner to TRIM, so this may sound a little bit dumb. I found many articles (for example this one) and even more Internet sources that claims, that "TRIM ...
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Should I be worried about my SSD deteriorating from file transfers?

I'm a GIS analyst so I deal with huge imagery datasets daily (80GB+). Processing from our server is extremely slow so I copy files to my local drive before processing. I have both an SSD and an HDD ...
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How long does it take for TRIM to kick in?

I have recently (half an hour ago) managed to change my SSD from IDE to AHCI mode. This should also enable TRIM, which in itself can also improve performance, right? How long should it now take ...
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MacOSX SSD potential performance issues (TRIM) with VM guest OSes

So, back in September of last year, I was pretty sure I was going to buy an SSD for my MacBook Pro (2009); here's my previous post. I decided to hold off and wait for Intel and OCZ to release their ...
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Other than re-imaging how can I speed up an SSD drive that doesn't support TRIM?

This Dell Latitude XT tablet's SSD drive has slowed quite a bit lately. I've read that you can do a drive image and complete wipe as one method to speed up the system, but that seems really tricky ...
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How badly do SSDs degrade without TRIM?

SSDs have been out for a few years, and have seen all kinds of usage patterns. Windows and Linux support the TRIM command, with Mac OS still trailing behind here. Update (2011): It appears OSX Snow ...