Boost Your Hard Drive with Bcache


A few weeks ago I converted my friend’s Chromebook from its stock ChromeOS to Ubuntu. As payment, he let me keep the Kingston 16GB M.2 SSD which we replaced with a bigger 240GB SSD. My laptop has two mSATA ports, which means I can put that 16GB SSD in my Laptop as long as I get the correct adapter, but 16GB is pretty small for a heavy user like me. So what can a guy like me do with this small drive?

Well how about using it as cache drive? Luckily for us, as linux users, we do have quite a few options to accomplish this task, but the one that stood out to me was Bcache. (Read the rest at Freedom Penguin)