[arch-general] 4k sector drives

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Fri Apr 30 11:13:25 CEST 2010

Am 30.04.2010 01:37, schrieb bardo:
> Parted automatically warned me about an unoptimal sector alignment
> when I tried to put the first partition at 0 (the first partition
> should start at 2MB), but if you want to be extra-sure just check the
> the '-a optimal' parameter. About the disk reliability I can't tell
> much, but I already transferred some 100GB to it, and of course I had
> the first RAID5 build, which took a few hours and ran through the
> whole disk. Also, smartctl doesn't have anything bad to say.

I'm still curious about the status of 4k support in the latest
util-linux-ng's (c)fdisk. Did anyone try that?

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