TRIM Enabler for 10.6.8 released

You can find it here

Should work better on 10.6.8 then the 1.1 version :)

38 Comments

  1. Bill Gates June 24, 2011 Reply

    Is this version suitable for Lion DP4 or should I download v1.1?

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    Cindori June 24, 2011 Reply

    shouldnt matter

  3. Paul Z June 25, 2011 Reply

    Since yesterday, works perfectly on MacPro 2008, and MacBook Air 2010,
    Again, Thanks and
    Bravo Cindori !

  4. Listerd June 25, 2011 Reply

    For those who had already patch 10.6.8 with previous version of Trim Enabler. Could they re-patch with this version or should they roll back to unpatched 10.6.8 before ?

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    Cindori June 25, 2011 Reply

    Just repathch

  6. Listerd June 25, 2011 Reply

    Thanks, works perfectly on MBP 2010 with Intel X25-M

  7. Alexis June 26, 2011 Reply

    Hello, is TRIM enabler necessary for a Crucial M4 128 Go on 10.6.8 ? I’m new to this SSD thingy :-)
    Thank you very much for your time !

  8. Alexis June 26, 2011 Reply

    Thanks for your answer :-)

  9. Brett Schulte June 28, 2011 Reply

    So if I read this right my Corsair F60 has internal garbage collection and doesn’t need TRIM?

    http://blog.corsair.com/?p=3044

  10. Mecki June 28, 2011 Reply

    Garbage Collection (GC) is no replacement for TRIM; this is a huge error in reasoning most people are doing. GC and TRIM are two things built to work together, not two things that are thought to replace each other.

    A SSD with GC will optimize data distribution in such a way, that you can achieve optimal read and write performance at all times. Therefor the SSD needs to know which sectors are currently in use and which ones are not and that’s where TRIM enters the game.

    When you delete a file, the file data is not really deleted, only the directory entry is deleted; the SSD cannot know that the old file data is now obsolete, since an SSD cannot have understanding of every file system in existence (FAT16/32, NTFS, HFS+, EXT2/3/4, XFS, ZFS, etc.), the OS must tell the SSD that a certain sector is not in use any longer (and the SSD can discard all data within this sector, if it feel like it).

    Only when the SSD knows that certain sectors are unused, it can rearrange data in the GC process for optimal performance. Otherwise it must consider all sectors where any data has been written to as “in use”, even if those data belongs to files you have deleted months ago.

  11. hexx June 28, 2011 Reply

    thanks a lot!!! just installed this on 10.6.8 and TRIM Support in System Profiler says yes, details below:

    13″ MacBook Pro, late 2009 (MacBook Pro 5.5)
    120GB OCZ Vertex2 SSD, rev. 1.29

  12. Gene June 28, 2011 Reply

    It activated TRIM on Late 2009 Imac, i5, Intel 320 120GB SSD.

    Thanks.

  13. Miles June 28, 2011 Reply

    My PLEXTOR PX-128M2S thanks you, and I thank you. I enjoy a screaming fast laptop.

  14. Martin Chamberlain June 28, 2011 Reply

    Since I installed the patch on my Core 2 Duo MBP with a Mushkin Callisto Deluxe 240 GB, and since the patch was installed, my Dock consumes 100% of one processor constantly. Any words of wisdom anyone? I’ve tried rebooting, restarting the Dock, etc, nothing helps so far.

  15. dicky June 29, 2011 Reply

    I forgot to do the backup before patching, even if everything seems ok on a MBP 5,5 and a OCZ VORTEX2 180, i would like to understand what file was modified in order to keep it in a safe location (I can take it back from my timemachine)

  16. Aelisium July 2, 2011 Reply


    dicky:

    I forgot to do the backup before patching, even if everything seems ok on a MBP 5,5 and a OCZ VORTEX2 180, i would like to understand what file was modified in order to keep it in a safe location (I can take it back from my timemachine)

    One file: /System/Library/Extensions/IOAHCIFamily.kext

  17. Luc July 4, 2011 Reply

    This is working on 10.7 Golden Master.
    Fuck’s sake, apple still not supporting 3rd party SSDs.

  18. Simcity July 5, 2011 Reply

    On my 2009 Unibody MBP Core2 Duo (fitted with a Crucial RealSSD 300 256 GB) since applying the patch, my dock has gone to 100% CPU utilisation and has stopped responding to trackpad/mouse input.

    It looks like I will be restoring the file /System/Library/Extensions/IOAHCIFamily.kext from Time Machine to get things back to normal.

    Oh well…

  19. Olivier Refalo July 9, 2011 Reply

    Worked fine on my imac 27/ lion GM + Real SSD C300

  20. simcity July 10, 2011 Reply


    Simcity:

    On my 2009 Unibody MBP Core2 Duo (fitted with a Crucial RealSSD 300 256 GB) since applying the patch, my dock has gone to 100% CPU utilisation and has stopped responding to trackpad/mouse input.
    It looks like I will be restoring the file /System/Library/Extensions/IOAHCIFamily.kext from Time Machine to get things back to normal.
    Oh well…

    My high dock CPU utilisation it turn out was due to a problem between the OS X 10.6.8 update and Parallels 6.0. See:
    http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13727_7-20074173-263/dock-using-100-cpu-after-os-x-10.6.8-update-for-parallels-6-users/

    Since patching Parallels my dock CPU utilisation has gone back to normal and everything so far appears to be fine with the TRIM enabler patch.

  21. Tim July 20, 2011 Reply

    Will we see a Trim Enabler for Lion soon? Is it okay to use Trim Enabler 1.2 till release?

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  24. Pierre August 22, 2013 Reply

    Hello, I just acquired a Crucial M500 and would like to install and run a version of Trim Enabler that’s compatible with OS 10.6.8.
    The link up there leads to a blank page!
    Could you please send me the link for download?

    That would be much appreciated, thanks!

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    Many thanks a lot this article, it is definitely wonderful!

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