On Mon, August 15, 2011 12:25, Ray Van Dolson wrote: > Perhaps this is it. Pulled the recommendation from Intel's Solid-State > Drive 320 Series in Server Storage Applications whitepaper. > > Section 4.1: [...] > On the Intel SSD 320 Series, the spare capacity reserved at the > factory is 7% to 11% (depending on the SKU) of the full NAND > capacity. For better random write performance and endurance, the > spare capacity can be increased by reducing the usable capacity of > the drive; this process is called over-provisioning.
So this is hard-coded at the factory, and one must 'decode' the SKU to determine how much is set aside? Are the different SKU's values documented somewhere? _______________________________________________ zfs-discuss mailing list email@example.com http://mail.opensolaris.org/mailman/listinfo/zfs-discuss