First "warning" from my HD backup

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CAcreeks
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Re: First "warning" from my HD backup

a_c_skinner wrote:

How long would an SSD need to be powered up for? It had never occurred to me before that the refreshing process might need a finite time.

The TRIM operation takes less than a few minutes after power-on. Page 11:

https://repository.stcloudstate.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1113&context=msia_etds

Wear leveling and data amplification take longer, depending on SSD size and how many such operations are required. I wouldn't think it takes more than an hour. Sorry no reference.

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