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Creating 4k aligned partitions with fdisk

This is practically required with new 2TB HDDs and SSDs in order to get proper performance. The trick is simple to start fdisk with the following parameters when creating partitions for an empty disk.

fdisk -H 224 -S 56 /dev/sdX
tips/creating-4k-aligned-partitions-with-fdisk.txt · Last modified: 31.08.2011 00:15 by vergo