Aligning a partiton with setup-storage

Patrick Cervicek patrick at
Tue Mar 29 15:39:38 CEST 2011

On Sat, 18 Sep 2010, Michael Tautschnig wrote:

> Thanks again for providing all the information; I have finally implemented an
> "align-at" option in a patch included in 4.0~beta2+experimental7. It would be
> great if you could give that one a try. The use is as follows:
> disk_config sda align-at:4K
> ...
> which should make all non-preserved partitions start at multiples of 4k-blocks
> and also have them end at proper points such that no holes appear. Testing and
> feedback would be much appreciated.

We upgraded fai-setup-storage but now the "align-at:4k disklabel:msdos" 
option does not longer work. It looks like patch revision 6285 is causing 

After reverting this patch everything worked again.
We do not need backward compatibility for our clients. Could you 
please build in e.g. a "--force-alignment" option so we can still use partition 


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