[arch-general] Re: How to align partitions?

Nicolas Sebrecht nsebrecht at piing.fr
Tue Sep 4 03:01:30 EDT 2012

The 03/09/12, Paul Gideon Dann wrote:

> I like to start my first partition at 1048576, which is 1Mb into the disk, and 
> end it at 104857599, which makes it 99Mb long.  After that, I use a single 
> partition spanning the rest of the disk, starting at 104857600 (100Mb), and 
> ending at a multiple of (1024*1024=1048576).  I use LMV or RAID+LVM on top of 
> that.

LVM needs dedicated configuration, too.
AFAIK, some RAID can't be aligned at all due to metadata.

A good article is from Theodore Ts'o:


Nicolas Sebrecht

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