Re: Measuring (or calculating) how many bytes are actually written to disk when I repeatedly save a file
- Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2019 09:45:54 -0400
- From: rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Measuring (or calculating) how many bytes are actually written to disk when I repeatedly save a file
On Monday, April 08, 2019 09:32:48 AM Curt wrote:
> On 2019-04-08, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx <rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Monday, April 08, 2019 03:40:54 AM Curt wrote:
> >> Maybe an SSD is not the most appropriate
> >> storage device for frequent editing of large files.
> > That is what I'm trying to decide / determine.
> It is? Sorry. I guess I was tragically thrown off the scent by your
> subject line (as well as other bytes in your body).
> How about:
> Subject: SSD for frequent edits of large text files?
> Hi kids!
> I frequently edit large text files (100-200Mb) in Kwrite and Kate and
> am in the market for a new hard drive. Would an SSD be a judicious
> choice for this scenario? Thanks!
And someone would (or should) ask what does "frequently" mean, and that is
what I am trying to quantify.
(But, in paying some more attention recently, frequently I try to save every
time I pause while editing, which is sometimes after each sentence, and I
spend 12 or hours most days editing such files (well, maybe 2 to 4 hours
actually editing, the other time being spent reading / researching.)