[arch-general] 4k sector drives

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Wed Apr 21 09:34:50 CEST 2010

On Tue, 2010-04-20 at 20:52 -0400, Caleb Cushing wrote:
> has anyone installed arch on one of these drives? thinking about
> buying a pair and running them mirrored... but not sure if everything
> will be working optimal. note: since I'll have to migrate off an
> existing drive I can use the tools installed on that to partition it
> first. Is there anything I should know first?

You will have to align partitions on a 4K boundary, performance will be
miserable without that. I think parted is the best tool to do
partitioning in this case, as parted supports aligning.

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