Requires SSD?

Date: 2013-07-03 11:08 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] steveriley
Matthew writes...
(The second thing is that it seems like it really does have to be on an SSD, and if you try to do this on spinning media your firmware will ignore it anyway)

Sounds like an effort to goose the sales of SSDs. I can't think of any technical reason that IRST wouldn't work on a spining disk. I can think of a marketing reason, though -- it won't feel so rapid any more.
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