Race to power off harming SATA SSDs

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Mon May 8 03:13:10 PDT 2017

On Mon, 2017-05-08 at 11:09 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> You're forgetting that the SSD itself (this thread is about SSDs) also has
> a major software component which is doing housekeeping all the time, so even
> if the main CPU gets reset the SSD's controller may still happily be erasing
> blocks.

We're not really talking about SSDs at all any more; we're talking
about real flash with real maintainable software.
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