[arch-releng] [arch-general] [patch] AIF, partition table compatibility with grub2.
dieter at plaetinck.be
Fri Mar 5 16:21:55 EST 2010
On Wed, 24 Feb 2010 16:02:53 -0600
Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 2:37 PM, Dieter Plaetinck
> <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
> > On Tue, 23 Feb 2010 00:18:28 +0100
> > Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> >> On Mon, 2010-02-22 at 23:21 +0100, Tobias Powalowski wrote:
> >> > Just poked around with grub2 and kvm,
> >> > you really need the extra space, else it will fail to install.
> >> > creating partitions with cfdisk will also leave this space.
> >> With nowadays RAID and SSD stuff you want to align your partitions
> >> on stripe or blocksizes anyways. Some newer harddisks come with
> >> 4Kbyte sectors and have a mapping to 512byte sectors so old OS'es
> >> can work with it. You really want to align such devices, as
> >> performance is terrible without it.
> > Err... I'm a bit lost. But anyway, you agree we need the -D flag?
> > I'm not really into these alignment things, but if you guys say I
> > should apply it, then I'll do it.
> I vote for it :)
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